Coca-Cola(Japan) is a major beverage company in Japan, has the biggest share in the market of soft drinks in Japan. Its shipping volume is double of Suntoryfoods, the soft drink manufacture belonging to Suntory group.
Coca-Cola(Japan) is responsible for advertisement, marketing, product development and production of syrup concentrate. As similar to other countries, the bottlers finally produce and ship the soft drinks.
There were more than 10 bottlers located throughout Japan but finally there are only 5 bottlers in Japan. Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan covers mostly of Honshu island, entire Shikoku and Kyushu islands.
The biggest difference of Coca-Cola(Japan) and other subsidiaries is the diversity of the products. Shipments and turnovers of soda drinks; Coke, Sprite and Fanta are reducing and other types of soft drinks are increasing. Therefore Coca-Cola(Japan) is still a major company in Japan, still ranked as TOP 30 corporate in Japan which paid the highest corporate taxes.