A Website, Thisamericanlife.org, claims a 32-year-old article – buried on Page 28 of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution – shows a photograph of a recipe purported to be an exact replica of Coca-Cola creator John Pemberton's original recipe, according to The Daily Mail in London, U.K.
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Editor's Insight: To add to the mystery, the Website that supposedly carries the recipe – thisamericanlife.org – was not accessible as of this writing.
Nevertheless, the article makes for interesting reading. Coca Cola is the most recognized brand in the world, and it has an interesting history.
This story will make good reading for refreshment service operators' newsletters and Websites. 02-15-11 Elliot Maras