It seems like Coca-Cola has been around forever. In the late 1800s, the well-known soda pop brand made its debut, and it is still in business today. The vibrant red emblem is instantly recognizable all over the world and is associated with crisp and refreshing flavors. Thus, you immediately detect any alterations to that timeless appearance. In fact, you may have lately observed Coke bottles with yellow caps and wondered what they symbolized.
It serves to indicate that the recipe is kosher for Passover, which is a very significant reason in and of itself.
The hat in yellow Coca-Cola is suitable for Passover.
If you’ve never heard of Passover, it’s a Jewish religious celebration that takes place in the spring and lasts for a total of seven days. Jewish people are not allowed to own or consume chametz (leavened foods), which include the following five major grains: wheat, spelt, oats, rye, and barley.
The term “kitniyot,” which also covers the foods corn, rice, and beans, is a category of foods that are generally recognized by certain Jews as being prohibited.
What impact does this have on Coke? While the ordinary Coke recipe is kosher all year round, Jews of Eastern European heritage do not consider it kosher for Passover since it contains corn syrup. Coke temporarily switches the corn syrup in their recipe for sugar as a result. The cap on this Kosher Coke is bright yellow to identify it. By the way, Coke Zero and Diet Coke differ in this way.
Why is kosher Coke so popular?
Even though they were created with Jews who observe Passover in mind in mind, these “Original Taste” Cokes are a favorite of many Coca-Cola lovers. Many consumers purchase the Coke with the yellow cap because they enjoy the flavor or don’t want to consume high fructose corn syrup.
What’s best? The cost of these Cokes is the same as for their standard recipe.
Next, learn why Mexican Coke tastes superior to American Coke and why Coke tastes better at McDonald’s than anywhere else.
This is What It Means If You See a Yellow Cap on Coca-Cola first published on Reader’s Digest.
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