Does Anyone Know the Whole Formula for Coke?

In 2011, the folks at NPR’s This American Life found an old recipe in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution archives they had reason to believe was the real thing behind the Real Thing. 

The Coca-Cola Company was nonplussed. 

“I can’t tell you how many people have come forward over the years and claimed to have the formula for Coca-Cola,” said Phil Mooney, official archivist for the Coca-Cola Company. 

“I probably have three or four dozen examples of that.