Claim: Photograph shows a can of garlic-flavored Coca-Cola being test-marketed in Romania.
Example: [Collected via Twitter, November 2014]
Garlic Coca-Cola, supposedly available at Romania. pic.twitter.com/NzK0FZpIxh
— I. Thayyib (Thadu) (@3rdu) November 3, 2014
Origins: A photograph purportedly showing a can of
The above-displayed image, however, was not taken at a grocery store in Romania. The original photograph, taken in France in 2011 by Flickr user José Roitberg, showed a can of Coca-Cola Cherry; the original logo was then stripped from it and replaced with a fictional one for Coca-Cola Garlic:
As of 2015, there is no garlic Coca-Cola product available in Romania (or elsewhere), but that could change in the future. Food and Wine reported in February 2015 that Takkola, a garlic-flavored cola drink, was the new craze in Japan.
Last updated: 14 February 2015
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