Winona's Coca-Cola bottling plant was the last one in the country to refill those old-fashioned 6.5 ounce glass bottles. Now the plant's general manager says the current batch will be the last one. Keeping up with manufacturing standards would mean expensive new equipment, so the plant is letting go of the vintage bottles.
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Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Winona in southeastern Minnesota has officially stopped producing the small returnable glass bottles of Coke. KARE 11 writes the final bottle rolled down the production line Tuesday morning and is headed to the Coke archives in Atlanta. The plant was the last in the country still filling the classic 6.5 ounce bottles of Coke.
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