2009 marks an important milestone for us -- 90 years since Coca-Cola was first bottled in Europe.
The first Coca-Cola bottling plants in Europe opened in 1919 in Paris and Bordeaux, France.
This photo is from France in 1930 and gives a nice view of one of our delivery trucks from the time!
And in case you’re keeping track, Coca-Cola bottling had already begun internationally before 1919. The first three countries outside the United States to bottle Coca-Cola were Canada, Cuba and Panama, all in 1906.
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