Hot drinks, like coffee and tea, in a can may not be something new among vending machines, especially during the cold months, but having a hot and fizzy drink in a can is yet to hit Japan. Coca-Cola is about to bring Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale next month for a price of 130 yen (US$1.30).
According to the world-leading beverage company, the hot and fizzy drink in a can has a spicy cinnamon and apple flavor. The product was a result of Coca-Cola’s four years of research to attain a can that is able to hold warm and carbonated drinks together without compromise. The beverage company believes that it will take no time before the hot ginger ale becomes a hit in Japan when it begins selling on October 21.
Other beverage companies believe the same. Japan’s own Kirin Beverage Co. will also launch its own hot and fizzy drink this fall. The Kirin no Awa – Hot Hojun Apple & Hop will hit the vending machines and convenience stores on November 5. The second hot and fizzy drink in Japan is aimed to be a hit among women between their 20s and 30s. Like Coca-Cola’s Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale, the Hot Hojun Apple & Hop will also cost 130 yen.
[via The Telegraph]