...who banned Coca-Cola from being sold in Portugal in the 1920's?
If I was to name one person that perfectly epitomizes to spirit of the fight against pandemics in Portugal, I would not hesitate: Porto-born Ricardo Jorge.
Yet, regardless of his decisive contributions to public health in the country, some of the Portuguese know him for a quirkier story of a long lasting ban of the most recognizable of sparkling drinks...! Let's put the gear in reverse and scroll down the timeline to learn a bit more about this remarkable man's actions.
estimated reading time: 10 min
Sérgio is the founder of Porto Running Tours, a keen runner since 1999 and a friendly running tour guide-storyteller since 2015.
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