The "Coca-Cola" Company Structure
Coca-Cola was invented on 8th May 1886 by Dr John Styth Pemberton in Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. The name Coca-Cola was suggested by Pemberton's book-keeper, Frank Robinson. He penned the name Coca-Cola in the flowing script that is famous today.
Coca-Cola was first sold at the soda fountain in Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta. During the first year, sales of Coca-Cola averaged nine drinks a day, adding up to total sales for that year of $50. Today, products of The Coca-Cola Company are consumed at the rate of more than one billion drinks per day in over 200 countries.
Coca-Cola first arrived in Great Britain in 1900 when Charles Candler, son of Asa Candler, the owner of The Coca-Cola Company, brought a jug of syrup with him in a visit to London. It was first sold in Great Britain on 31st August 1900 and later went on regular sale through soda fountain outlets, which included Selfridges and The London Coliseum.
August 31st 2000 marked the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Coca-Cola in Great Britain, and to celebrate the occasion we unveiled an historic plaque to commemorate Britain's favourite soft drink.The plaque shown below was unveiled by championship boxer and Olympic athlete Audley Harrison and other attending Special Olympics athletes. Coca-Cola has supported the Olympics since 1928 and the Special Olympics since 1968. …
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