25 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola You Might Not Know

Chances are you’re familiar with Coca-Cola. Most people are. After all, the iconic carbonated soft drink is the most famous, popular and widely distributed American product on Earth! But just because it’s popular, doesn’t mean that we know everything there is to know about it. From surprising Coca-Cola health facts to facts about Coca-Cola history, these are 25 surprising facts about Coca-Cola you might not know.

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The Coca-Cola company has an incredible product portfolio of almost 3,900 different beverages.

coke productsSource: http://www.worldofcoca-cola.com/about-us/coca-cola-beverages-products/

The Coca-Cola brand is worth an estimated $74 billion - more than Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks and Red Bull combined, making it the world's third most valuable brand.

Coca-Cola headquartersSource: quora.com; http://www.coca-colacompany.com/our-company/infographic-coca-cola-at-a-glance


Due to the enormous amounts of water it needs for production, Coca-Cola has caused water shortages in some regions where supplies are scarce, such as India, Latin America and Africa.

Coca-Cola factorySource: theguardian.com

The word “Coca-Cola” is the second-most understood word in the world, behind "OK."

Coca-Cola in AfricaSource: businessinsider.in


One 355 ml (12 oz) can of Coca-Cola contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, which is approximately the amount of sugar recommended for an adult person for the entire day.

Coca-Cola canSource: curejoy.com

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