12 Facts About Vanilla Coke


Coca-Cola Vanilla is a vanilla-flavored version of Coca-Cola, invented by Contra and introduced in 2002 but subsequently discontinued in North America and the United Kingdom in 2005, only remaining available as a fountain drink.

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Vanilla Coke has been available in Australia since its initial introduction in 2002, being produced by Coca-Cola Amatil.

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Vanilla Coke debuted at the Vanilla Bean Cafe, locally known as "the Bean, " in Pomfret, Connecticut.

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The first public tasting of Vanilla Coke took place in the Buckhead district of Atlanta at the Three Dollar Cafe with Atlanta radio station Q100 and their morning hosts from The Bert Show.

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Coca-Cola Company announced in 2002 that Vanilla Coke would be introduced initially in the United States with distribution starting May 15, followed by a rollout in Canada.

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In November 2005, after slumping sales, The Coca-Cola Company announced that Vanilla Coke would be discontinued in North America and Great Britain by the end of the year.

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In May 2013, Coca-Cola Vanilla Coke appeared in stores in Romania, expanding to more stores through the year, due to demand, while there is still no official word from Coca-Cola.

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In July 2018, Coca-Cola Vanilla Coke re-appeared in Russia as limited edition in Magnit supermarkets, but due to high sales, it became available in all retail chains as a permanent product.

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Coca-Cola Vanilla Coke was introduced in Lithuania by the end of 2015 for a limited time.

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Vanilla Coke was packaged in standard bottles in accordance with appropriate Coca-Cola packaging.

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The word "Vanilla Coke" is placed above the red disc, similar to the "Original Taste" text currently used on cans and bottles of original Coca-Cola.

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Vanilla Coke has not announced any plan to resume production of Diet Vanilla Coke.

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