The oldest company on the list is Coca-Cola, which was founded nearly a hundred years ago, in 1919. This beverage company sells much more than Coke these days. It owns, produces, markets, and licenses over 500 different non-alcoholic beverages. This includes sparkling sodas, as well as juice drinks, energy drinks, coffee and tea drinks, sports drinks, waters, and enhanced waters. The Coca-Cola brand is known around the world, and has a current value of $54.9 billion. This is up 9 percent over a year ago.