A DISTILLERY in a small Spanish town has claimed it invented the original Coca-cola recipe and now wants recognition. The recipe for what was originally called ‘Kola-coca’ is reportedly kept in a safe at Destilerías Ayelo, in the village of of Aielo de Malferit, south of Valencia, so the owner Juan Juan Micó, 79, claims. The drink Kola-cocoa is said to be a precursor to the now world famous brand, according to Mr Micó and the village’s officials. Although there is no direct proof that Coca-cola started life in Spain, the village’s authorities have written to the US company asking permission to publicly explain the connection. The people in the village of just 4,700 inhabitants believe the syrup that John Pemberton used in Coca-Cola was originally concocted by the local distillery. The town’s mayor José Luis Pinter told Spanish newspaper El País: “Everything points to this being the case. “Our aim is to get Coca-Cola to acknowledge the project so that the town will get recognition. We’re not seeking anything more than that.” The original Coca-Cola recipe contained coca leaves, kola nuts and soda water with the only difference with Kola-coca was that the Spanish drink was mixed with fresh… Read full this story
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