Rock Hill Coca-Cola Blog

Sprite biscuits

Sprite Biscuits: Feel Goodness

In this crazy year when everyone stayed home for weeks and months on end, many folks took up new hobbies. Quite a few turned to baking as a way to productively pass the time. They learned new and exciting ways to turn out bread products. Sometimes, though, the fancy and sophisticated way of serving up […]

Coke vending machine

The Coca-Cola Vending Machine

The last time we looked at Coca-Cola paraphernalia, we examined the history of retail coolers. That discussion led directly to this month’s topic: Coca-Cola vending machines. Although a few of the later cooler models were coin-operated, they didn’t actually vend anything. Customers would plop in a coin, open the cover and grab a bottle. To […]

Coca-Cola BBQ sauce

Ribs with Coca-Cola BBQ Sauce

Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of grilling season in earnest. It’s the beginning of summer, so the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company thought we’d provide you with a great recipe: Ribs with Coca-Cola BBQ Sauce. This version of a grilling classic is designed for a gas grill, but will provide plenty of sweet and […]

Coca-Cola cooler

Keep Cool with a Coca-Cola Cooler

We all know that the best way to beat the increasing summer heat in Rock Hill is to enjoy an ice cold Coke. But how to keep those Cokes ice cold? For many years, the best solution for retailers was a Coca-Cola cooler. This month we’ll be looking at the development and history of these […]

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How to Host a Virtual Party

From the begihttps://rockhillcoke.com/history/nning, Coca-Cola has always been associated with friends and fun. What gathering would be complete without an ample supply of Coca-Cola products on hand? But with social distancing and quarantines becoming the new normal for the foreseeable future, what is a body to do to recapture some of those magical moments when we’re […]

Coca-Cola clocks

Memorabilia: Coca-Cola Clocks

Now it’s time to turn our Coca-Cola memorabilia and paraphernalia face to another item: Coca-Cola clocks. Take a minute to read about the history of Coke timepieces. Lasting Timepieces As with the other items we’ve discussed, clocks are practical and useful, a fact which extends the amount of time that businesses would display them. They […]

Coca-Cola glazed ham

Serve a Coca-Cola Glazed Ham for Easter

Easter is right around the corner, so now is the time to plan your holiday meal. This super-simple recipe for Coca-Cola glazed ham will be the perfect starting point in your planning. The finished ham will be tender and tasty, the ideal centerpiece for your Easter holiday meal. With only a few ingredients and a […]

Coke thermometers

Coca-Cola Memorabilia: Thermometers

Last month we started our look at the long history of Coca-Cola memorabilia and paraphernalia. This month we turn our attention to thermometers. Since the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company has been around for over 100 years, we had the opportunity to see a lot of these items come and go. Recently, we’ve seen a […]

dutch oven apple cobbler

Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler with Mello Yello

Camp cooking: dutch oven apple cobbler made using Mello Yello As spring begins to push its way through the last remnants of winter, some folks will begin to turn their thoughts to getting back into the outdoors. For a lot of people, that means grabbing the tents, sleeping bags, and camp cooking gear and heading […]

serving tray

Coca-Cola Memorabilia: Serving Trays

From the earliest days of Coca-Cola, brand recognition has been key to the company’s success. In the very first year of Coca-Cola’s existence, in fact, inventor Dr. John C. Pemberton made less in sales than he spent on advertising. These early signs and promotional items, however, insured that the name stuck, leading to future successful […]