Coca-Cola celebrates 136th anniversary

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Kathmandu: Coca-Cola was introduced on 8th May 1886 and today marks the company’s 136th anniversary since its birth at a soda fountain in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Coca-Cola was introduced when the curiosity of a pharmacist in Atlanta, Dr. John S Pemberton led him to create a distinctive tasting soft drink; Coca-Cola.

The drink that conquered the hearts of millions worldwide has been refreshing people across the globe since its first production. The drink has associated itself with refreshment, enjoyment and celebration, the company said in a press release.

The taste of Coca-Cola is unique in itself and for years, it has given people around the world, drinks they want and love and has been a catalyst for social interaction and now, the company operates in more than 200 countries, reads the release.

Coca-Cola was introduced in Nepal almost five decades ago and has established two plants in Balaju (Bottlers Nepal Limited) and Bharatpur (Bottlers Nepal Terai Limited) in the country which manufactures its tasteful portfolio of beverages including Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite and Kinley.

In Nepal, Coca-Cola continues to commit to building stronger bonds with its local consumers by introducing affordable packs with localized concepts that resonate with the Nepali consumers, the company stated.