1886 Cola with West African Kola Nut & Colombian Coffee Bean. Spicy sweetness from more than 30 different herbs & spices, balanced with vanilla & Columbian coffee bean. Only natural flavours, extracts & colours. No preservatives or sweeteners. Franklin & Sons soft drinks were first sold in 1886 when the three Franklin brothers started to retail their brews from a confectionary shop at 171 High Street, Rickmansworth. Over 100 years later, Franklin & Sons continues to combine only the finest ingredients to create quality British soft drinks.