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Gold Spot

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In popular culture:
– Los Angeles–based band Goldspot named after Gold Spot
– Siddhartha Khosla, core member of band, mentions Gold Spot’s popularity in India

– Anand, Vijay. Gold Spot – The Uncola Which Had A Zing
– Articles from Onlykutts and Reading Eagle
– The Economic Times features stories on old Indian brands
– Goldspot performance at Johnnie Walker One Tree Music Festival
– Various holdings and legal cases involving Coca-Cola

Campaigns and slogans:
– Ashita Ga Arusa
Coke Zero Facial Profiler
– Notable slogans like “Coming Together” and “Country Sunshine”
– Campaigns such as “Hey Kid, Catch!”
Coca-Cola’s marketing strategies and slogans

Ownership and investments:
Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (66.5%)
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (19.5%)
Coca-Cola FEMSA (28%)
Coca-Cola Hellenic (23.2%)
– Former holdings like Beverage Partners Worldwide and Columbia Pictures

Legal cases:
– 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)
– Various legal battles involving Coca-Cola and its products

Gold Spot (Wikipedia)

Gold Spot was an artificially orange-flavored carbonated soft drink created by Parle Products, introduced in 1952. It was named after the company’s successful Parle Gold Star peppermint product and was popular with kids. Gold Spot went over to Parle Bisleri as part of family partitions of the business.

Gold Spot
Gold Spot logo
TypeOrange soft drink
ManufacturerParle Bisleri
Country of origin India
Gold Spot glass bottle

In 1993, Parle Bisleri sold Gold Spot along with Thums Up, Limca, Citra and Maaza to The Coca-Cola Company, which had just relaunched in the Indian market, reportedly for $40 million. In spite of its wide popularity, Gold Spot was withdrawn by Coke from the market in order to re-make space for Coca-Cola's Fanta brand.

Gold Spot's slogan was "The Zing Thing."

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