A Brief History Of Fanta

Did you know that the name Fanta comes from "fantasie" which is German for "imagination"?

    Fanta started back in the World War II days when a trading ban was placed on Germany by the Allies.

    The Coca-Cola Company wasn’t able to import the syrup needed to produce Coca-Cola in Germany.

    Dr Schetelig decided to create a new product for the German market instead of Coca-Cola which could be made using only ingredients available in Germany which at the time was mainly apple fiber and a by-product of cheese.

    It tasted of orange and was yellow colored.

    The name Fanta comes from ‘fantasie’ which is German for ‘imagination’.

    And obviously the creator needed a good imagination to think that cheese and apple would make a good drink.

    The name was chosen by a salesman called Joe Knipp.

    The Coca-Cola Company liked this name and decided that’s its name.

    Fanta was the second drink to be produced by Coca-Cola, the first being the original Coca-Cola.

    Fanta Orange is the most popular flavor and it’s available in 180 different countries.

    Also there are over 70 flavors worldwide.

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