When Spring springs, Coca-Cola gets thinking about "Easter hospitality"… or we used to, anyway. We’ve plucked some of our favorite Easter ads from the Coke archives.
Check out the slideshow below for print ads from the 1940s and 1950s, and a page from a 1990s calendar with a special Easter message. There’s also a 1950s carton insert, a simple bit of cardboard that was used to add a little seasonal cheer to our six-pack carry cartons.
Apr 23, 2014
This is the perfect spring drink. It’s bright, sweet and complex. To elevate the citrus flavors of
this drink, garnish with oranges, limes and lemons! Amber Wilson (For the Love of the South)
and Tillie Adelson (My Stiletto Life) are part of The Opener, an
exclusive, invite-only contributor network that will bring the best food,
culture and innovation writing to the pages of Coca-Cola Journey.
Apr 14, 2014
Spring is in
full swing. Trees and
flowers are blooming, strolls in the park have resumed, kites are sailing high in the
sky, and the craving for light and fresh flavors will soon consume our
palate. In a couple
of days we will be celebrating the pinnacle of spring, Easter. Growing up, I
looked forward to Easter because that meant summer was a stone's throw away.
But as an adult, I've learned to stop and remind myself that spring has much
For more than 20 years,
Coca-Cola has supported The White House Easter Egg Roll to encourage kids to
get outside and be active at the first sign of spring.
On Monday, April 1, Coca-Cola
will again take part in what has been a Washington, D.C. tradition for more
than 100 years by refreshing families and volunteers with Dasani, Minute Maid
juice boxes, Honest Tea and Honest Kids, and providing special event recycling
bins throughout the South
Eating lamb on
Easter is a tradition long upheld. But why? And what's with all the mint sauce?
“One of the neat
things about looking into the history of food is that one thing often leads to
another,” says Trina Clickner.
Clickner is a
food historian, which has her answering all sorts of culinary queries — the
question of mint sauce being a prevalent one this time of year.
Clickner learned a lot about food traditions
Jan 1, 2012
This sweet take on a holiday classic was submitted by Carol Johnson of Turtle Lake, Wisconsin. Johnson notes that the Coca-Cola in the recipe keeps keeps the ham very moist.Makes 6 servingsFor more cooking with Coca-Cola information, watch the video below. Video: Cooking With Coke at Carver's Country Kitchen