Main Event Fight: Coke vs Pepsi





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Published on Jul 20, 2011

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The Pepsi-Cola or Pepsi is a drink carbonated, born in New Bern , North Carolina State , USA . It is marketed by PepsiCo.

1893 : Caleb D. Bradham, born in 1867, pharmacist in New Bern in North Carolina , invented a potion made ​​from kola nut against the " dyspepsia "and digestive problems. Mixed with the soda water , the "Brad's Drink" proved to be very refreshing. Many were those who came to taste the soda fountain of the drugstore.
1898 : the "Brad's Drink" to "Pepsi-Cola." Caleb D. Bradham filed the trademark in 1902.
1903 : Bradham moved the bottling of Pepsi-Cola from his drugstore into a rented warehouse. This year, Bradham sold 7,968 gallons (30,162 liters) of syrup. The following year, sales of Pepsi, sold six ounces a bottle, reached 19,848 gallons (75,133 liters).
1923 : The maker of Pepsi went bankrupt because of high prices for sugar because of WWI . Capital were sold and Roy C. Megargel bought the trademark.
1931 : Pepsi fell into bankruptcy. It was then bought by G. Guth, president of the sugar company Loft Industries .
1936 to 1938 : During the economic crisis, the benefits of Pepsi has doubled.
1940 : Pepsi is launching the first radio campaign in history, including the famous slogan was: "Twice as Much for a Nickel" is to say, "Twice in a nickel" (five-cent piece to States United ).
1964 : Pepsi Cola launched the first "light" of the story: Diet Pepsi.
1965 : Pepsi is the first American to cross the iron curtain and enter the territory of the Soviet .
1975 : Pepsi introduces the first challenge of cola taste and won by 58.8% of the vote.
1975 : Pepsi launched the first bottled in plastic in history.
1984 : Pepsi launches first partnership with a music star: Michael Jackson appearing and dancing with the resumption of Billie Jean version of Pepsi. This date marks the beginning of a long series of associations with personalities of music, sports and film: Michael J. Fox , Lionel Richie , Tina Turner , David Bowie , Menudo , Magic Johnson , Shaquille O'Neal , Cindy Crawford or, more recently, the Spice Girls , Christina Aguilera , Kanye West , Shakira , Britney Spears , Janet Jackson , Beyonce , Pink , David Beckham , Thierry Henry , Eva Longoria , etc..
1994 : Arrival in France of Pepsi Max, the first sugar-free cola brand, launched to compete with arch rival of the Diet Coke Coca-Cola introduced him in 1982.
2003 : Launch of Pepsi Twist in France: a design revolutionary and a zest of lemon and more.
2003 : Launch of Pepsi Blue, the first blue of the cola market.
2006 : A woman, Indra Nooyi becomes CEO of the group, which is now the 2 th world food group, right in front of Coca-Cola.
2007 : Relaunch of Pepsi Light in France, with a pink packaging, fully targeted women.
2009 : New logo

The Coca-Cola ( Coke in North America and some European countries) is a soda . The name "Coca-Cola" is a trademark registered in U.S. in 1887 . Since the end of World War II , this drink is original, in the collective imagination, a symbol of Americanism. It takes its name from its first composition: leaf coca and the use of kola nuts , the beverage was then promoted by its inventor, pharmacist John Pemberton , as a remedy against stomach problems (such as stomach aches and diarrhea). It was not yet marketed in the famous bottle whose aesthetic will be filed in 1960 .

Every day, 1.5 billion bottles are sold worldwide, for a turnover of 29 billion dollars in 2007.

Its main competitors on the world market of soft drinks cola multinational Pepsi-Cola and to a lesser extent Dr Pepper and Virgin Cola . There are many other local competitors by country or free products in the chains of supermarkets , hypermarkets and supermarkets. Other colas are made ​​on the basis of the recipe OpenCola under license GPL. There are also altercolas.


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