A Pharmacist From The State Of Atlanta

1150 Words Dec 20th, 2015 5 Pages
In 1866 the curiosity of a pharmacist from the state of Atlanta by the name of Dr. John S. Pemberton led to him creating a beverage with a distinctive taste. The taste was so distinctive that it was immediately questioned if it can be sold in soda fountains. Dr. Pemberton then took his distinctive tasting beverage to a very good friend of his, Frank M. Robinson who was also a pharmacist. They both agreed to add carbonated water and sampled the drink around for reviews. After they received positive reviews on their new drink they decide to take things to the next level and become business partners. They agreed to sell their drink in the market and named the drink Coca-Cola. They also created its trademarked logo, which is still used today. Two years before the death of Dr. Pemberton Mr. Robinson sold his part of the business to several parties. The beverage had impressed many with its taste and how well it was selling so many were eager to invest in it. All of the sudden Coca-Cola was the hot new thing and its popularity was spreading fast. With so many people buying it, the new owners decided to put the drink in a bottle and sell it worldwide. The Bottles were not as big, but five years later the company created bigger bottles for those who were not satisfied with the original size. Several years later, another pharmacist and businessman from Atlanta named Asa Candler bought the formula from Dr. Pemberton for the price of 2,300 dollars. On the day of Dr. Pemberton’s…
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