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**History of Fanta:**
– Fanta Klassik was sold in Germany in 2015 for the 75th anniversary.
– Max Keith created Fanta during WWII due to a Coca-Cola syrup shortage.
– Fanta was made from local ingredients like sugar beet and apple pomace.
– Fanta was used as a cooking ingredient due to sugar rationing in Germany.
– Dutch Fanta had a different recipe from German Fanta with elderberries.

**Modern Product and Marketing of Fanta:**
– Fanta was relaunched in 1955 with a different formulation.
Coca-Cola acquired Fanta in 1960 and distributed it globally.
– Fanta was heavily marketed in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America.
– Fanta became widely available in the US in the 1960s.
– Fanta gained popularity in the US due to the growing Hispanic population.
– A 75th-anniversary version of Fanta was released in Germany in 2015.
– The 75th-anniversary version had the original wartime flavor with 30% whey and pomace.
– Fanta’s international availability includes over 200 flavors worldwide.
– Fanta recipes vary by country, such as using orange juice in some versions.
– Fanta’s sugar content was reduced in the UK in 2017 to comply with regulations.

**International Availability and Varieties of Fanta:**
– Fanta has over 200 flavors globally with different recipes per country.
– Mexico’s Fanta uses sugar, while the US version uses high fructose corn syrup.
– In some European countries, there’s Fanta Shokata based on elderflower blossom extract.
– Fanta Pineapple and Grapefruit flavor was announced to replace Lilt in 2023.
– Fanta Citrus in Russia is clear like lemonade, with a blue-colored bottle.

**Related Topics and References:**
– Fanta cake, Orange drink, Orangina.
– References include various articles and books on Fanta’s history.
– Legal issues related to Coca-Cola like United States v. Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca-Cola (1916), Escola v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. (1944), Sinaltrainal v. Coca-Cola (2001), POM Wonderful v. Coca-Cola (2014).
– Campaigns and slogans associated with Fanta like Ashita Ga Arusa, Coke Zero Facial Profiler, Coming Together, Country Sunshine, Hey Kid, Catch!
– Former holdings of Coca-Cola like Beverage Partners Worldwide, Coca-Cola Amatil, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures.

**External Links and Additional Information:**
– Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fanta.
– Official website of Fanta.
– Business Insider article on why Coca-Cola invented Fanta in Nazi Germany.
Coca-Cola and the war information.
– Various Coca-Cola subsidiaries and former holdings.

Fanta (Wikipedia)

Fanta (/ˈfæntə/) is an American-owned brand of fruit-flavored carbonated soft drink created by Coca-Cola Deutschland under the leadership of German businessman Max Keith. There are more than 200 flavors worldwide. Fanta originated in Germany as a Coca-Cola alternative in 1941 due to the American trade embargo of Nazi Germany, which affected the availability of Coca-Cola ingredients. Fanta soon dominated the German market with three million cases sold in 1943. The current formulation of Fanta, with orange flavor, was developed in Italy in 1955.

ManufacturerThe Coca-Cola Company
Country of origin Germany (beverage)
Italy (orange version)
Algeria (strawberry version)
Brazil (grape version)
Costa Rica (Colita version)
Sri Lanka (Portello version)
United Kingdom (fruit twist version)
Introduced1941; 83 years ago (1941)
VariantsSee International availability
Related productsRoyal Tru, Sunkist, Crush, Slice, Hit, Mirinda, Tango, Bluna, Lilt. Edit this on Wikidata
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