Pepsi-Cola Company Essay
Professor’s James Ibe
Business 309 May 01, 2015
The Pepsi-Cola Company
The industry I have chosen is the Pepsi-Cola Company. Pepsi is one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies. The company was founded by Caleb Davis Bradham, a New Bern, North Carolina pharmacist in the 1890s. Mr. Bradham became the first president of the company. Pepsi-Cola was formulated in 1898. He believed the drink was more than a refreshment but a “heathy” cola. In late 1902, the Pepsi-Cola Company was formed due to the rising popularity and demand for the Pepsi-Cola syrup. On June 16, 1903, “Pepsi Cola” became an official trademark. In 1910 Pepsi-Cola Company held their first Bottle Convention in …show more content…
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