Ted Ryan

Ted Ryan

Director, Heritage Communications

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World of Coca-Cola Immortalizes 'New Coke' With Interactive Exhibit
When we were building and programming the exhibits for the World of Coca-Cola in 2007, we had a tough decision on where to place two elements critical to telling the full story of Coca-Cola. First, where and how should we tell the story of the Coca-Cola Santa that so influenced the way old St. Nick is perceived in society? The second was fully telling the story of New Coke and the impact it had…

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Watch: Chef Kevin Gillespie and 'Day Off' TV Crew Visit the World of Coca-Cola
One of the more interesting parts of my job is doing media interviews celebrating the heritage and influence of Coca-Cola. I participated in a fun opportunity a few months ago for the television program Day Off captured by Noah Abrams. The premise of the PlanesTrains+Automobiles network show is that director Noah Abrams goes on the other side of the camera to find interesting things to do and see…

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11 Facts About the Coca-Cola Bottle
1915 To thwart the efforts of copycats, the now-famous contour bottle for Coca-Cola was patented in 1915 by the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana. Until the development of the contour bottle – so distinctive it could be recognized in the dark or lying broken on the ground – Coca-Cola bottlers used straight-sided bottles in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors. 1923 Did you know…