Coca-Cola® was invented by Atlanta pharmacist, John Smith Pemberton in 1886. Since that time, The Coca-Cola Company has grown to represent over 400 different brands in 200 countries. Coca-Cola® beverages have been sold and distributed in Canada for more than one hundred years. In 1906, the first Canadian-made Coca-Cola® bottles came off the production line at 65 Bellwoods Avenue in Toronto. Coca-Cola in Canada is represented by Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada and Coca-Cola Ltd.
|Coca-Cola Ltd. markets three of Canada's top non-alcoholic sparkling beverage brands, Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke® and Sprite®. In addition, it is the largest juice and juice drink company with Minute Maid®, Five Alive®, FUZE® and Fruitopia®, and the leading ready-to-drink tea producer with Nestea®. CCL also markets Dasani®, PowerAde®, vitaminwater® and other beverages.||Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada is the single Canadian bottler responsible for manufacturing, customer marketing, national sales and distribution of Coca-Cola® brands in Canada. CCRC also manufactures and distributes other beverage brands.|
|Together, Coca-Cola Ltd. and Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada manufacture, distribute and market over 100 beverage brands and employ approximately 6,300 associates in Canada.|
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