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Trying to make sense of this
I deleted the second sentence in this paragraph because it is too convoluted to be comprehensible:
In 1892, Candler set out to incorporate a second company; "The Coca-Cola Company" (the current corporation). When Candler had the earliest records of the "Coca-Cola Company" burned in 1910, the action was claimed to have been made during a move to new corporation offices around this time.
That deletion was reverted. Rather than deleting it again I put the call out for someone to figure out the intent and edit it to make sense.
No citations in "Criticism" section
There are no sources, but I would argue that aren't required for the current text. Not every statement on Wikipedia requires a citation. If I state that that the earth is a sphere, this can be taken as fact without citation.
More info on Health Problems
there is zero information on the negative health repercussions that have been proven to correlate with Soda consumption. It is necessary to present factual information on rates of obesity, diabetes, etc. that correlate with Coca Cola consumption. Teyaneff (talk) 23:47, 31 January 2017 (UTC)
- thanks very much for your suggestions! Did you know that you can
- It sounds like you already have some reliable sources with which to edit the article. At the very least, definitely do share those on the talk page so that other passers by can act on your suggestions more efficiently, but ideally make the edits yourself first based on what you feel to be reliable sources, this being preferable to making calls for other editors to repeat the research you have clearly already done. Remember that health based issues on a food product such as Coca-Cola can often be contentious, so be prepared to follow the BRD - Boldly edit, Get reverted, Discuss on talk page format, when submitting your changes to the article. Many thanks!Edaham (talk) 23:56, 11 March 2017 (UTC)
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Cokelessness before Stepan
The article states: "After 1904, instead of using fresh leaves, Coca-Cola started using "spent" leaves – the leftovers of the cocaine-extraction process with trace levels of cocaine. Since then, Coca-Cola uses a cocaine-free coca leaf extract prepared at a Stepan Company plant in Maywood, New Jersey." Yet, the article on Stepan Company says it was only founded in 1932. Therefore, the "Since then" part is wrong, and the question raises, who and where prepared the decocainated material for Coca-Cola from 1905 to 1932. (Also, it would be nice if the article gave a clearer view on what was the motivation behind "leaving coke out of coke": public anti-drug policies, financial reasons, or something else.) --Oop (talk) 23:02, 10 June 2017 (UTC)