The Coke Zero brand has been heavily criticised by Japanese consumers for not offering a more competitive product.
The soft drink maker says it has taken steps to fix its product, but some Japanese consumers are not happy.
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But some Japanese people are unhappy about that.
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CoCo has also taken steps that have put it at odds with the Japanese consumer, with the company saying it will continue to work with them.
The company says it is “looking into” how the product has been received by Japanese shoppers, and it says it will not be changing the brand.
But some Japanese shoppers are not impressed.
The Japanese consumer has been very critical of the CoKeZero brand.
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“It is a very big problem, it is very big issue in Japan.”
Mr FujiwARA said there are a number of issues that need to be sorted out, and he will be “looking at ways to help them”.
Mr Fujiawara said he had been told by CoCo that the Japanese Consumer Council had already asked him to look into the matter.
“CoCo has taken some action, but it’s still not a problem,” he said.
CoCo and CoCo have not yet responded to requests for comment.
The backlash is a major setback for CoCo.
The Japanese brand is the biggest in the world and accounts for over a quarter of CoKeZeros sales in Japan – and a fifth of all CoCoZeros sold in the country.
CoKeZero was sold to PepsiCo in 2010 and was acquired by Coca-CoCo in 2013.
Co-Co’s brand has had a bad start in Japan in recent years.
In 2015, a study by the Australian Institute of Management found that more than 60% of people in Japan believe that CoCo is an inferior product, and less than 30% thought CoCo was a good choice for their country.
Last year, the Co CoCo company was fined a record $1.5 billion for allegedly selling counterfeit Coca-Coke and PepsiCo branded drinks, which are labelled as being produced by CoCOCo.
Coco was acquired in 2013 by PepsiCo for $3.8 billion, and the CoKoeCo brand is now sold in almost every country in the region, including the United States.