BALTIMORE, MD., February 4, 2013 –Coke Zero is offering a special toast to celebrate the 2012 World Champion Baltimore Ravens with the release of a limited-edition commemorative can. The specially-designed, collectible cans, proudly mark the second world championship in Ravens' history.
"Coke Zero joins the legions of Baltimore Ravens fans who cheered their team on to this thrilling victory," said Brendan Walshe, Vice President for Sales, Maryland Market Unit, Coca-Cola Refreshments. "With this special celebratory packaging, we're raising a congratulatory toast to the Baltimore Ravens, their staff and the loyal members of Ravens Nation to salute this exciting football season."
In addition to special Coke Zero packaging, Coca-Cola, the official soft drink of the Ravens, will offer a commemorative championship can design. A limited number of both the 12-ounce Coca-Cola and Coke Zero cans will be released at select Baltimore and Eastern Shore area retail locations, and will be available while supplies last. The side panels of both the commemorative-edition packages feature the Ravens logo and a celebratory theme.
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