Coca Cola, McDonald’s and KFC are keeping their recipes close to their chests. Find out more about the most protected secrets in the world.
Dr. Pepper is a blend of 23 different flavors — but good luck getting that list, because only 3 senior employees are given access to the list.
Dr. Pepper is made from 23 different ingredients known only to 3 senior employees at any one time. There is arumor that one of the ingredients is pure juice.
WR-40 was created after 40 attempts all previous projects are trade secrets, along with the final formula. The company nixes substances in 3diferent cities round the world.
Over 500 improvements are made each year to improve Google´s search methods. Able to find accurate results to misspelled searches quality methods are fiercely protected.
07Lena Blackburne´s baseball rubbing mud
Mud from a secret New Jersey location is sold to dull the surface of new baseballs. Used by all major league teams, the company makes 5 to 6 trips year to the source.
06Krispy Kreme doughnut
The recipe was sold along Ishmael Armstrong, along with Kentucky donut shop, in 1993. Only 4 people know the recipe.
KFC containing II herbs and spices, different parts of the recipe are blended in two separate factories. Handwritten in the 1950s, the original recipe is locked in a safe in Kentucky.
04Thomas English muffins
Only seven people at Bimbo bakeries know the recipe for the muffins. When exec. Chris Botticella left to join rival Hostess Brands, Bimbo went to court to ban the move.
McDonald´s lost the original recipe during the 1980s. When ex-exec. Fred Turner returned, he remembered the 36-year-old recipe and brought it back.
A 55% green liquor made by French monks uses a secret mix of 130 herbs. Now only two monks know the recipe, which was hidden from authorities during the French Revolution.
The Coca-Cola recipe became a trade secret at the end of the 19th century. In 2006 a Coca-Cola employee was arrested for attempting to sell the recipe to Pepsi for 1.5 million dollar.