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Coca-Cola apologizes for Fanta ad that overlooked Nazis, WWII

Coca-Cola has pulled a commemorative ad for the 75th Anniversary of its popular soda drink Fanta, after an unintended reference to Nazi Germany
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Coca-Cola has pulled an ad for Fanta in Germany after accusations it intentionally overlooked the role the Nazi regime had in the soda's creation.

The ad, called "Good Old Times," was meant to celebrate Fanta's 75th anniversary.

The video explained how German bottling plants had to create their own formulas during the 1940s because they couldn't get the ingredients needed to make Coke.

The problem? The reason the syrup was unavailable wasn't mentioned: World War II trade embargoes against Nazi Germany.

Coca-Cola has apologized for the ad.

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