The Coca-Cola Company has launched its latest caffeinated drink nationwide.
Two variations of Coca-Cola with coffee are available for purchase from Monday, one of which is said to be “zero sugar,” a press release from the company said.
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Both versions come packaged in 12-ounce cans and are infused with Brazilian coffee. A single can is said to contain 69 milligrams of caffeine.
Regular Coca-Cola with Coffee comes in three flavors, including Dark Blend, Vanilla, and Caramel. Meanwhile, the sugar-free versions are only available in a dark and vanilla blend.
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And in terms of nutritional value, a single can of Coca-Cola with coffee has 70 calories compared to Coca-Cola with 0 calories of Coffee Zero Sugar.
Prior to the launch of Coca-Cola with Coffee in the United States, the hybrid drink debuted in Japan in 2018 and was eventually rolled out in 30 global markets, including Australia, Brazil, Vietnam, Turkey and the ‘Italy.
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“Coca-Cola with Coffee is a true hybrid innovation that offers the perfect solution for that mid-afternoon pick-me-up that we all want, especially in today’s work-from-home environment. Said Brandan Strickland, Brand Director of Coca-Cola. , in a report. “A lot of people are often torn between having a soda or a coffee at 3 p.m. at work, at school or on the road.”
Strickland claimed The Coca-Cola Company created its coffee-infused drink to fill the caffeine gap that consumers might experience between breakfast and lunch – all dairy-free.
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Coca-Cola’s soft drink competitor PepsiCo was supposed to launch its own coffee-like drink in April 2020 with Pepsi Café, according to an old ad. However, it appears that Coca-Cola debuted in the United States first despite the current pandemic.
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To celebrate the release of its new line, Coca-Cola has partnered with Walmart and national drone service provider DroneUp to provide Coca-Cola with coffee and Coca-Cola with zero-sugar coffee to select households in Coffee County, Georgia, Tuesday January. 26.
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Consumers who live within a 1 mile radius of Coffee County Walmart Supercenter can opt for one-time, limited-time delivery.
Daniella Genovese of FOX Business contributed to this report.