- Coca-Cola employes 139,600 people worldwide
- The company has enjoyed 49 consecutive years with increased dividends
- Their product is sold in over 200 countries
- and is celebrating 125 years in business.
Dr. John Pemberton, a pharmacist in Atlanta, Georgia, produced the first syrup and carried a jug of the new product down the street to the Jacobs' Pharmacy where it was sampled and pronounced "excellent". The first glasses of syrup were mixed with carbonated water and sold for five cents!
So enjoy a coke (cherry coke for me!) today.