The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company is a producer, retailer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverages and is well-known for its soft drink, Coca-Cola. The company was founded in 1892 and comprises the corporate division, which is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and about 300 bottling partners worldwide.
The product portfolio of Coca-Cola includes non-alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks, bottled water, sports drinks and energy drinks. The company’s most famous soft drink is undoubtedly the soft drink Coca-Cola. Brand rankings list the brand, for good reasons, as one of the most valuable and recognizable brands worldwide. The history of Coca-Cola began in 1886 when Atlanta pharmacist Dr. John S. Pemberton created a flavored syrup with a distinctive taste which could be sold at soda fountains by mixing the two components together. The secret formula, which originated in the United States, is still used today for producing Coca-Cola around the world.
The home of Coca-Cola is still Atlanta, where people may visit the World of Coca-Cola for additional information on the company’s famous history. According to the most recent annual report, the North American segment continued to be the company’s flagship market with over 46 percent of global revenue in 2014.