Kola Real is a Peruvian soft drink. Kola Real is one of the most popular brands of Ajegroup, a leader in the Latin American beverage market. Started in Peru on June 23, 1988 in the middle of a coup d'état, the company has grown and expanded not only in Peru, but also in Cuba, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Mexico, Colombia and Thailand. Kola Real is available in many flavours such as "revolution red" (strawberry), orange, pineapple, lime-lemon, "negra" ("black", similar to Coca-Cola) and "dorada" ("golden", similar to Inca Kola). In Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Indonesia and Thailand, Kola Real "negra" is known as Big Cola.