9 Facts About Soda That Are Just Insanely Weird

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Here are some facts about soda that will blow your mind! We all drink soda every now and then, some do it often, some avoid it.

1. In 1930s Coca-Cola created a special version of Coca-Cola.

A kosher Coke formula was created so that Jewish people could drink it during the Passover. You can still find a kosher Coke by looking for a yellow cap. Continue reading for more facts about soda

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2. Thanks to Coca-Cola when it comes to the modern image of Santa Claus.

In 1931. Coca-Cola hired an artist – Haddon Sundbloom who created the Santa Claus who looked very friendly and loving. He did not come up with the red outfit himself, he just made it a lot more popular.

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3. The Inventor of Coca-Cola first produced a drink named ‘French Wine Cola’ it contained alcohol and cocaine.

After alcohol became illegal in his county, he dropped the alcohol and created Coca-Cola. The cocaine could still be find in it until 1929.rsz_022_coca_cola

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4. Nazis are the reason Fanta was created.

During the WWII, there was a lack of supplies for Coca-Cola so Max Keith came up with a soda which required more obtainable ingredients – Fanta. Bet you didn’t know this part in the facts about soda article

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5. Sodas used to be marketed as health products.

People thought sodas were cure for hypertension and even syphilis.

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6. Dr Pepper as a warm drink?

Back in 1960s Dr Pepper was encouraging their customers to warm up the drink and add lemon to it as a hot drink for winter.

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7. Coca-Cola as a breakfast drink?

The ‘Coke in the Morning’ campaign was created in order to convince people to drink Coca-Cola as a replacement for Coffee.

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8. The dimples you see on Sprite bottles actually represent the soda’s carbonation.

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9. Coca-Cola does not conduct business in only two countries of the world, North Korea and Cuba.

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