Behind the Scenes of Jack and Coke JT March 4, 2011 Booze, Soft Drinks, Television 1 Comment I got a tip from a friend of mine who works with the National Geographic Channel about a couple of their upcoming shows that go behind-the-scenes at beverage factories â€“ Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola. Â Based on a recent post where I talked about Oprah (partially) pulling back the curtains of a Cargill slaughterhouse, this is right up my alley. Â I love to see how efficient these companies are at making the world a fatter and more boozed-up place. A few eyebrow-raising points found in the above video about Coke: 800 million servings per day are consumer around the world 99% of the planet could go pick one up if they wanted to While the world drinks Coke sweetened by sugar, the U.S. gets HFCS â€“ due to corn subsidies 4.5 million servings a day are produced by one factory in Baton Rouge Coke is 90% water, and 10% pure evil (the second part is implied) These shows start coming on the tube in a week â€“ JD on 3/10 and Coke on 3/17. Â Details here. Full disclosure: my friend sent me an airplane bottle of Jack, a 7.5 oz can of coke, and details about the show to fill me in. Â Unfortunately, they will suffer the same fate as the ground beef sent from Cargill. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts JT Latest posts by JT (see all) Starbucks Enters New Beverage Territory - August 1, 2013 Dole’s Banana Dippers Look Promising - July 7, 2013 Time For Summer Food - June 20, 2013 One Response Merut March 4th, 2011 Very interesting. My man loves Jack and Coke, but I’m not such a big fan. Thanks for the info. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.