Coca-Cola is the name of a popular carbonated drink sold in stores,
restaurants and vending machines in many nations of the world. It is
one of the world's most recognizable and widely sold commercial
brands, available in over 200 countries, and is the best-selling soft
drink in all but three of those countries. The Coca-Cola Company's
international headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia. Coke's major rival
is Pepsi, which began as its imitator in the early 20th century.
There are many controversies surrounding the company, its products and
its trade practices. Coca-Cola has recently been denounced in the UK
for weaning young children onto junk food. In India, the corporation
has provoked a number of boycotts and protests as a result of its
perceived low standards of hygiene and adverse impact on the environment.
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