On May 8, 1886, a pharmacist named Dr. John Pemberton introduced
Today, more than 1.4 billion servings of our products are enjoyed every day -- nearly a million servings every minute. But in our first year, 1886, we sold an average of 9 drinks a day.
Today, our Company offers more than 400 brands. In 1886 (and in fact until the 1950s), we offered just one --
Quite a change from our humble beginnings more than 120 years ago!
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