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The Coca Cola Swastika

coca cola lucky swastika

IN 1925, the Swastika was the symbol of go-ahead, thrusting futurism.  Coca Cola tapped into the feel-good factor with its Swastika watch fob bearing the legend: “Drink Coca Cola five cents in bottles.” The fob was 4cm squared and made in brass.


Posted: 12th, May 2013 | In: Flashback, The Consumer | Comments (2)

Woman’s death linked to her daily diet of 2.2 gallons of Coca Cola

NATASHA Harris, 30, has died after consuming up to 2.2 gallons of Coca Cola a day. Every day. Ms Harris, 30, of Invercargill in New Zealand’s South Island, died February 2010. The coroner, Mr David Crerar, that the “extreme” amounts of Coke played a role in the cardiac arrhythmia that finally killed her.

He calculated that drinking 10 litres delivered 970mg of caffeine, and more than 1kg of sugar a day:

“I find that when all the available evidence is considered, were it not for the consumption of very large quantities of Coke by Natasha Harris, it is unlikely that she would have died when she died and how she died.”

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Posted: 12th, February 2013 | In: Reviews, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment

Don’t laugh, but Coca Cola have made this video about obesity

THOSE scamps at Coca-Cola have decided to make a little film about obesity. Why are you laughing and snorting in derision? What’s that? Because Coke could well be responsible for a load of us being toothless and overweight? Ah, gotcha!

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Posted: 15th, January 2013 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1)

Coca-Cola defends Vitamin water: no-one said it was healthy

VITAMIN water. Yum. Sounds healthy. Vitamins. lovely vitamins:

“Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company’s vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims… lawyers for Coca-Cola are defending the lawsuit by asserting that ‘no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitaminwater was a healthy beverage.'”

Keep tacking the vitamins, unreasonable consumers…

Posted: 13th, January 2013 | In: The Consumer | Comment

Boris Johnson takes the Coke-free Mike Bloomberg marijuana challenge

JOHN Stewart asked Boris Johnson to expland on mayor Bloomberg’s attack on fizzy drinks. Would Boris place greater penalties on an ounce of marijuana or a large Coca Cola?

London Mayor Johnson has said:

I honestly don’t yet know if the New York mayor, Mike Bloomberg, is right to be banning big cups of sugary drinks. I have no idea whether Coca-Cola has a case when it claims there is absolutely no connection between children guzzling sugary drinks and children getting fat. What I can say with confidence is that we in the West have a fatness problem…


If we could reduce the consumption of sugary drinks, and release some children from the captivity of fatness, might that not be worth exploring?

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Posted: 12th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment

Coca Cola Brings You The Taste Of Karl Lagerfeld

THANKS to Coca-Cola Light, we now have answer to the perennial question: “What does Karl Lagerfeld taste of?”

To our minds, the Chanel designer looked like he tastes of essence of cloves over a base notes of wet rubber sheeting. But it turns out the man in the know is blend of vegetable flavourings, sugary substances, cola extract, bubbles and aluminium.

Says the bottle:

“The designer affixes his style and his famous silhouette on the bottle and delivers an exclusive creation with chic lines and also a unique box in limited edition, accompanied with a bottle-opener discreetly hidden in a drawer.”

Buy it via Colette for $60. Goes with th Karl love doll – look for it in our gallery below:


Picture 1 of 50


Posted: 19th, April 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comments (2)

Prince Charles Rainforest Project Champions McDonald’s And Coca Cola

talulah-rileyPRESS release of the day comes courtesy of The Prince’s Rainforests Project, and features blonde actress Talulah Riley kissing a frog in London’s Piccadilly Circus:

The St Trinian’s star kissed a frog to find her Prince last night as the iconic signs in London’s Piccadilly Circus burst into life with the appearance of a new animated rainforest frog. Coca-Cola and McDonald’s simultaneously launched new graphics in honour of The Prince’s Rainforests Project (PRP) in a brand partnership first.

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Posted: 6th, July 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)