A new flavor of Coke hit the shelves in Japan last week: Coca-Cola Plus Green Tea flavor. It contains green tea extracts and zero calories.
The target market for the new beverage is said to be â€˜health consciousâ€™ women in their 20s and 30s. The new Coke boasts tea antioxidants called â€˜catechins.â€™ Coca-Cola Japan spokesperson Katsuya Sato says the drink leaves a slight green tea aftertaste.
Not to be outdone, Pepsi will soon launch its own new cola in Japan later this month: â€˜Pepsi Shisoâ€™ (Did Snoop Dogg name this?). The green colored beverage is a basil-flavored cola.
No word yet on whether these new greenish-flavored colas will reach American shores.
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