Cola was invented in the 18th century,
cool mean Coca-ColaYou must have heard this tag line, you must have drank cola to cool your throat in the heat. Not only cola but the taste of other brands must have been tasted at some time or the other, but do you know that soft drink How did the world get this we drink? who invented it and India What is the history of cola?
The history of soft drinks in the world is old, but if we talk about cola, then the world got it during an experiment in the 18th century. Its inventor was a doctor who invented it while making a medicine to eliminate the habit of drugs. For a long time, this soft drink was also used as a medicine for headache. Let’s know what is its history?
This is how cola was invented?
Cola was invented in the world in 1886 in Atlanta, where it was created by Dr. John Pemberton to prepare a syrup for the people at Jacob’s Pharmacy in Georgia. According to Coca-Cola’s website, Dr. John took the drink prepared in the lab out of the lab. He mixed soda water in this drink. When he gave it to people to drink, everyone liked it very much. After this the company started selling it as a drink. Since the pharmacy company made it, it was initially used as a medicine for headache.
It was not the first drink invented
This was not Dr. John’s first drink invention. It is said that earlier also in 1885, John had made a wine coca, in which alcohol was mixed. It was used as a tonic. However, after some time, due to a bill, it was banned and the company started trying to make a new medicine. Cola was born during this experiment.
got the name like this
Caffeine, coca leaves were also mixed in this drink made by Dr. John Pemberton, hence the name of this drink was named Coca-Cola. It is said that the name was given to the drink by Frank Robinson. In the beginning, this Coca-Cola could make only nine glasses in a day. Gradually its demand increased and today billions of bottles are sold in the world.
When did cola start being available in India?
The sale of Coca-Cola in India started in 1949. At that time this was the only company in India. PureDrink used to manufacture it at that time, in 1977 the company folded its business, because under the Foreign Exchange Act, it had to give more stake to the Indian subsidiary. After this Campa Cola was launched. Due to lack of competition, it got covered in the market. This brand also disappeared due to a family dispute in the 90s, after which PepsiCo entered India, after 1991, Coca-Cola again started selling its products in India.