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    The recipe for coca-cola is apparently a secret and they sell the syrup as a franchise to bottling plants around the world where they add carbonated water. Also apparently only 3 people know the exact recipe of the syrup, but then that would mean only 3 people could make the syrup for the whole world because they are the only people that can mix all of the ingredients together without other workers finding out what the ingredients are?
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    I'd imagine that a secret adjudicator inputs the ingredients into a machine electronically which makes the cola?
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    (Original post by Friendly Liberal)
    I'd imagine that a secret adjudicator inputs the ingredients into a machine electronically which makes the cola?

    But they would have to order all of the ingredients as well. Or if the make them they would need multiple people to produce the ingredients.
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      Can confirm, I am one of those 3 people.
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      (Original post by UnknownRoyalist)
      Can confirm, I am one of those 3 people.
      Since i'm one of the others. PM me and prove it.

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      (Original post by UnknownRoyalist)
      Can confirm, I am one of those 3 people.

      .......... so how do the logistics of making the syrup work then?
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      it's just a mixture of plant extracts, not even that hard to synthesise in the lab.
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      It's probably all done by machine. People will import the ingredients, but then anyone can know the ingredients in Coke by the label, you just don't know how much is in it
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      Oh right 3 people know how to make it. I was told 7 do by my lecturer.
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      (Original post by AdamCee)
      It's probably all done by machine. People will import the ingredients, but then anyone can know the ingredients in Coke by the label, you just don't know how much is in it

      But apparently the ingredients are cited as natural ingredients which is code for secret.


      I mean I think people have worked out the ingredients anyway, but how can only 3 people know exact ingredients and how much. I'm just trying to figure out the actual logistics of making all that syrup without people finding out.
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      (Original post by cdoyle)
      Oh right 3 people know how to make it. I was told 7 do by my lecturer.

      Most of the sources I've read said 3, either way only a small amount of people know apparently.
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        .......... so how do the logistics of making the syrup work then?
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        Since i'm one of the others. PM me and prove it.

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        Can't tell either of you, that'd make it 5, not gonna happen.
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        (Original post by UnknownRoyalist)
        Can't tell either of you, that'd make it 5, not gonna happen.



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        As I understand it ( from an acquaintance who used to work for Coca cola)

        the vast majority of bottlers and distributors only ever deal with the finished syrup , water and CO2

        most of the people producing the syrup only deal with the bulk raw materials ( sugar, caramel , ?phosphoric acid , water)

        the 'secret' bit of the syrup is pre-prepared and combined with the bulk ingredients on the basis of one litre of 'secret formula' per so many 10s / 100s of litres/ kg of the other syrup ingredients ...
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        (Original post by zippyRN)
        As I understand it ( from an acquaintance who used to work for Coca cola)

        the vast majority of bottlers and distributors only ever deal with the finished syrup , water and CO2

        most of the people producing the syrup only deal with the bulk raw materials ( sugar, caramel , ?phosphoric acid , water)

        the 'secret' bit of the syrup is pre-prepared and combined with the bulk ingredients on the basis of one litre of 'secret formula' per so many 10s / 100s of litres/ kg of the other syrup ingredients ...

        So who makes the 'secret' bit'?
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        (Original post by Last Day Lepers)
        So who makes the 'secret' bit'?
        this is where the limited numbers bit comes in

        also i'm unsure of Coca Cola do this but sometimes ' secret ' mixtures are also made up of a less secret part and a more secret part ... with more people able to formulate the less secret part from raw ...
       
       
       
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