Georgia Historical Society unveils marker where first Coca-Cola was served
May 16, 2016
Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. and its global philanthropic arm The Coca-Cola Foundation announced that they are pouring money into improvements throughout the city's Centennial Olympic Park District. Coca-Cola Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent announced the gift alongside Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed at a celebration hosted at the intersection of Peachtree and Marietta streets, where the first Coca-Cola was served 130 years ago on May 8, 1886, the company says.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based The Double Cola Co. announced it will be celebrating its brand SKI’s 60th anniversary during the upcoming summer. Launched on Aug. 10, 1956, SKI citrus soda is crafted with real lemons and oranges, the company says.
Jamba Inc., Emeryville, Calif.,is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special giveaway in appreciation of its fans’ support. Guests who visit Jamba locations across the nation on April 23,between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. local time will receive a free small made-to-order juice or and smoothie.
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co., Chippewa Falls, Wis., a subsidiary of MillerCoors’ Tenth and Blake Brewing Co., is celebrating its 145th birthday by taking its craft beer portfolio on a cross-country tour this summer.
Beverage companies are celebrating history this month with new packaging that honors important historical moments in both their companies and the world. Dr Pepper Snapple Group released collectible cans to