Newburyport Public Library

Citizen Coke, the making of Coca-Cola capitalism, Bartow J. Elmore - (hardcover)

Table Of Contents
Part 1: Citizen Coke comes of age, 1886 to 1950. Tap water: packaging public water for private profit ; Waste tea leaves: recycling caffeine found in other industries' trash ; Sugar: satiating Citizen Cane's sweet appetite; Coca leaf extract: hiding the cocaine-cola connection ; Cocoa waste: synthesizing caffeine in chemical labs -- Part 2: The costs of empire, 1950 to today. Water from abroad: securing access to overseas oases ; Coffee beans: capitalizing on the decaf boom ; Glass, aluminum, plastic: selling curbside recycling to America ; High-fructose corn syrup: storing sweeteners in stomach silos -- Epilogue. Sustaining Coke's future?
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
416 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates, illustrations, 25 cm

Library Locations

  • Newburyport Public Library

    94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950, US