In addition, the students learned about the history of Coca-Cola. Interestingly enough, Coca-Cola was first created by pharmacist John Pemberton in Atlanta, Georgia originally as a medicine tonic, served as syrup which was to be mixed with water, not as a soft drink. After hearing about the history of Coca-Cola, then watching a few promotional videos, the students went on a short tour through the factory where they were able to see the quality control area as well as the bottlin, and the packaging areas of the factory. After the tour, students sampled some of the products fresh from the fountain and received souvenir bottles of Coke, coaters and a magnet as a gift from Coca-Cola.
Everyone had a good time on the field trip and now students know more about the soft drinks they consume. For any additional information about the Coca-Cola establishment in Kyiv, contact Mr. or Mrs. Roby. Also, if you are interested, you might try checking out the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
- Tim Roby