Soda drinks have been some of the most popular drinks in the world, while in the U.S., it has been even more popular than water. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s Coca-Cola is undoubtedly one of the most popular soda drinks, which has been quenching the thirst of consumers worldwide for more than 120 years. In its more than one century old history, this drink has generated thousands of rumors, fables, and myths. While some of them are beyond ridiculous, there have been several myths circulating around, which just happen to be true; and we have compiled a list of the 6 most popular ones.
But before we actually get started, here are some facts from the history of Coca-Cola. The first recipe of the drink was developed by John Pemberton and was patented in 1887. Currently it is the biggest-selling soft drink, while the brand owned by The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is the most popular in the world. The success of the drink inspired the company to develop a variety of other related drinks like the Diet Coke or the Coca Cola Zero. Also, while The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) originally produced only Coke, currently it holds several hundreds of other brands. Visit Insider Monkey for the complete info about The Coca-Cola Company.