Did you Know? A pharmacist invented Coca-Cola.
John Pemberton has undoubtedly left a legacy. Pemberton was wounded in one of the final Civil War engagements, and while recovering, he acquired a morphine addiction. His first creation was an alcoholic beverage named "Pemberton's French Wine Coca," a formula that included coca, kola nut, and damiana. It was intended to be an alternative to morphine as a pain reliever. Coca-Cola was created as a non-alcoholic version of his previously marketed wine coca in order to create a more marketable product. Pemberton accidently mixed the basic syrup with carbonated water while experimenting several mixtures for his new non-alcoholic medication. Pemberton made the decision to offer his final product as a fountain dr
McDonald's once attempted to offer bubblegum-flavored broccoli in an attempt to persuade children to eat healthier.