Coca-Cola with Lemon is a soft drink brand owned by The Coca-Cola Company, launched to compete with Pepsi Twist. It is produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company's bottlers.

Coca-Cola with Lemon
TypeLemon-flavored cola
ManufacturerThe Coca-Cola Company
Country of origin United Kingdom
Introduced2001 (diet)
2005 (regular)
2017 (Zero Sugar)
VariantsDiet Coke with Lemon
Related productsCoca-Cola with Lime

Production

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Diet Coke with Lemon

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Diet Coke with Lemon was introduced in the United States in 2001. In most territories, it is called Coca-Cola Light with Lemon or Diet Coca-Cola with Lemon.

The drink was released in Belgium, Austria, Benelux territories, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, South Korea, Japan,[1] Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Israel, Macau, the Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Singapore, Sweden, Brazil, China, Macau, Taiwan, Japan and the United Kingdom.

The drink was discontinued in the United States at the end of 2005,[2] although it is still available in Coca-Cola Freestyle machines.

Coca-Cola with Lemon

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In April 2005, it was announced that a regular Coca-Cola with Lemon drink would make its global debut in the United Kingdom for the 2005 summer season.[3] It was later released in Japan that year, and soon was released in France in 2006.

The drink was introduced to Hong Kong in 2011.

In July 2014, Coca-Cola with Lemon was re-released in Japan for a limited time. The product went to 16,622 different stores of 7-Eleven throughout Japan. The bottle was reintroduced with new packaging, and was only on shelves until supplies lasted.[4]

In March 2017, the drink was released in Brazil as a limited edition.[5]

In 2022, the drink was introduced in Hungary.

In February 2024, it was announced that the drink would return to the United Kingdom, alongside the introduction of the Zero Sugar variety, having been discontinued in 2006.[6]

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Lemon

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Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Lemon was first introduced in Italy in 2017, available in glass bottles, PET bottles, and aluminium cans.[7]

The drink is available in Benelux territories, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia (as Lemon No Sugar), Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

References

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  1. ^ "ダイエットコークレモン|セブン‐イレブン~近くて便利~". Archived from the original on July 24, 2016. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4408914.stm
  3. ^ https://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/coca-cola-picks-uk-global-debut-lemon-variant/469183
  4. ^ “‘Awesome! Lemon Coke Is Back!" Say Tens of Consumers in Japan.” SoraNews24, SoraNews24, 1 July 2014, soranews24.com/2014/07/02/awesome-lemon-coke-is-back-say-tens-of-consumers-in-japan/.
  5. ^ "Coca-Cola Laranja e Coca-Cola Limão Siciliano chegam ao Brasil em edições limitadas: The Coca-Cola Company". www.cocacolabrasil.com.br. Archived from the original on 2017-03-12.
  6. ^ https://metro.co.uk/2024/02/23/coca-cola-bringing-back-a-discontinued-flavour-18-years-20333275/
  7. ^ “Coca-Cola Lemon Zero Sugar Zero Calories Launches in Italy.” The Coca-Cola Company, 9 May 2017, www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/coca-cola-lemon-zero-sugar-launches-in-italy.