Fanta orange introduced in Naples, Italy, on April 29, 1955. The Naples bottler was the first to produce and sell the new Fanta Orange using local citrus ingredients.
A DESIGNER BOTTLE
Famous designer Raymond Loewy submitted 25 or 30 designs -- both for the Fanta bottle itself and for the logo. The ringed bottle, bearing a Loewy “twin-peak” logo design on the shoulder, was chosen.
FANTA ARRIVES IN THE U.S.
Fanta line introduced in the United States as the trademark designation for flavored drinks sold by Coca-Cola bottlers.
SO GOOD, IT’S FUN TO BE THIRSTY
By 1969, Fanta orange was the largest selling flavor in the world
FANTA TRAVELS TO RUSSIA
Fanta Orange went on sale in the Soviet Union beginning in 1979
THE FIRST CHARACTER
In the Pacific, an animated character that communicated through a TV screen on his T-shirt helped share the fun of Fanta
FANTA MAKES A SPLASH
A new distinctive plastic (PET) bottle for Fanta is developed, nicknamed the "Splash" bottle. The fun and unusual shape of the Splash bottle represented the lively spirit of Fanta.
WANNA FANTA! DON’T YOU WANNA?
The "Fantanas" -- four attractive women representing different Fanta flavors -- made a splash in a popular ad campaign.