Posted on: December 11, 2012 @ 4:45 PM by Q-80 2 Comments
Rovio, the makers of the Angry Birds franchise has released their own soda drink in Finland and will also debut in New Zealand and Australia soon.
According to The Next Web, the Angry Birds soda is doing rather well, as its sales exceeded the one of Coke and Pepsi in Finland. The drinks comes in four flavors, named Tropic, Paradise, Lagoon and Comet.
Posted on: November 6, 2012 @ 4:20 PM by Q-80 No Comments
Coca-Cola utilized Microsoft’s Kinect technology in its vending machine to engage with customers and build their brand South Korea.
The Coke dance vending machine has a built in sensors and webcams recognize human interaction. The vending machine challenges people to replicate dance moves from the Korean boy band 2PM being played on the machine in exchange for soda. The better they dance, the more bottles of Coke they are rewarded with. Watch the video below.
In celebration of its 125th Anniversary Coca-Cola is sharing a collection through the lens of state-of-the-art 360-degree technology webpage that gives you access to the never-seen-before Coke Archives. Coke Collectors and fans like me will definitely love this. You’ll be able to see this virtual walk through the Coke side of history. You can vote or comment on the materials, share your stories and memories with Coke-Cola.
In my walk through virtual tour, I stumbled on a couple of cool collectible items that I’d like to share with you guys. Let’s see what they got!
Royal Wedding Commemorative Bottle 1981
Let’s start off with one of the coolest items, the 30 year old Royal Wedding commemorative Coca-Cola bottle. This Bottle was released to celebrate the Royal Wedding of The Prince of Wales and to the Lady Diana Spencer on July 29, 1981.
125 Anniversary Bottle 2011
This bottle is the very first bottle to come off the productions line in the United States in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Coca-Cola.
Coca-Cola space dispenser and monitor 1995
This item made history, Coca-Cola’s third trip to space was in February 1995, when diet Coke became the first diet soft drink in space and the space shuttle Discovery’s mission marked the first use of soft drink fountain equipment in space.
Gallon jug 1960
1960 One gallon jug of Coca-Cola syrup with a red cap and red and green label. This syrup for soda fountains had to be chilled before using.
Wooden carrier with rope handle 1940
Last but not least. This 1940 wooden carrier used to carry 6-Pack of glass bottles. Bottles fit between the cutout wood and the wood bar center.
All these items and more can be found in Coca-Cola virtual tour museum. Give it a try, believe me you’ll enjoy it as I did. I spent my whole afternoon looking through these historical items and I still didn’t finish yet. So what are you waiting for? Click on the link below and let me know what you think.
Posted on: March 20, 2011 @ 10:30 AM by Q-80 2 Comments
Coke is taking its inspiration from French synthpop act Daft Punk with these new limited edition bottles designed to mimic the helmets worn by the duo. The gold and silver bottles will be released this month at clubs and will also be packaged in a collector’s box as a set, made available exclusively through Colette in Paris. A website, at Daftcoke.com, will also go live. These exclusive bottles will be available for a limited time.