Reduction Measures

Participation in Japan TCGF

Japan TCGF was established in August 2011, mainly by companies from the consumer goods distribution industry. The Asahi Group participates in Japan TCGF, acting to solve common issues in noncompetitive fields in Japan. The Sustainability Project Committee of this organization aims to sort out and solve environmental issues (such as the prevention of global warming and waste reduction) in the value chain of manufacturing, distribution, and sales.

Replacement of Use by Labels with Labels Showing Year and Month Only

We are replacing Use By labels showing the year, month, and date with labels indicating the year and month only as an initiative for reducing food wastage. Asahi Soft Drinks Co.,Ltd. is replacing in accordance with the guidelines of the Japan Soft Drink Association.

Replacement of Use by Labels
Month and year Group company Product
May 2013 Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. Oishii Mizu Fujisan, Oishii Mizu Rokko (2,000 ml PET bottles)
December 2015 Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. Monster (cans and bottles)
April 2017 Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. Oishii Mizu (small PET bottles), Vanadium Tennensui (all PET bottles)
September 2017 Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. WONDA, Mitsuya Cider, and others (All products whose shelf life is 12 months or longer)
April 2018 Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. All products whose shelf life is 12 months or longer, including tea and fruit drinks such as Jurokucha, Rokujo Mugicha, and Bireley's, and products from cans and PET bottles with a shelf life of eight months or longer.
September 2018 Asahi Group Foods, Ltd. Amano Foods brand products (excluding wholesale products for business-use) and the “Odoroki Yasai” and “Odoroki Men(noodles) 0” series products
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