Rock Hill Coca-Cola Blog

decoupage Coke bottle

Decoupage Coke Bottle

Summer is right around the corner, and soon enough all the kids in York County and Rock Hill will be let loose from classes. The freedom of summer break can soon give way to rank boredom, though, so all those kids are going to need something to do to occupy their warm weather hours. Rock […]

strawberry pie

Super Easy Strawberry Pie with Sprite

The strawberries keep rolling in around Rock Hill this season, giving fruit-lovers a great opportunity to make a super easy and delicious strawberry pie. This no bake strawberry pie takes only a few ingredients, including Sprite, and will be just the right bright, fresh dessert for your next backyard cookout. Ingredients 1 ½ to 2 […]

W. M. Mauldin with 1930s cart

Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1930s, part 1

New Packaging and an Icon Appears Robert Woodruff’s genius and innovative marketing made it easier for people to drink Coca-Cola. Under his leadership the six-pack carton was developed. This made it easier for the housewife to buy the drink, take it home and serve to family and guests. Ad campaigns would reflect the hospitality of […]

May 2018 events

May 2018 Events in Rock Hill

After all the great events during April’s Come See Me Festival, some folks might need a breather from all the fun. In true Rock Hill spirit, though, the good times just keep coming. May 2018 is chock full of performances, festivals, fruit, food and fun. Here are some of the event highlights for May 2018. […]

peach cobbler

Easy Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler with Sprite

Camping season has arrived to Rock Hill and with it, the need for some excellent camp food. One of the big challenges for any camp cook is managing supplies. Everyone wants good food, but lugging a fully stocked kitchen to a campsite just isn’t feasible. That’s why so many smart camp cooks have learned to […]

Coke bottle whirling diversion

Coke Bottle Whirling Diversion

With weather in Rock Hill warming up for good this year (we hope!), many people have started looking for any reason to be outside. Spring flowers do a great job decorating the yards, but what to do between the first blooms of the season and the lush growth of summer? Focus your attention on a […]

1920s The Pause that Refreshes

Rock Hill Coca-Cola in the 1920s, part 2

A Robbery Foiled An anecdote in the Coca-Cola Bottler told how “a streak of luck was brought by the forgetfulness of Mr. W. M. Mauldin, manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Rock Hill, South Carolina. It saved him the loss of a large sum of money. Mark had returned to his plant early one […]

April 2018 Events

April 2018 Events in Rock Hill

April showers might bring May flowers, but around Rock Hill, we always want our April to be as rain-free as possible. With so many fun events going on this month, an untimely shower could really put a damper on the good times. Dodge the downbursts and check out these four events happening in April 2018 […]

Coke bottle cloche

Protect Your Plants with a Coke Bottle Cloche

As usual, spring weather in Rock Hill has been a little bit all over the place. Folks who put in vegetable gardens are usually anxious to gets plants in the ground as early as possible, but with temperatures swinging wildly and the ever-present danger of a late frost zapping the tender seedlings, most people are […]

Coca-Cola bacon

Makin’ Coca-Cola Bacon

Coca-Cola and bacon: two of the best things in the whole wide world, right? So what happens when you combine them? You get a caramelized piece of deliciousness that might just change the way you think about bacon. Try this Coca-Cola bacon by itself, on a sandwich, or crumbled over a salad. Ingredients and Equipment […]