Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

April 4, 2013

New Version of POCARI SWEAT
Low calorie beverage with subtle sweetness, refreshing after-taste
POCARI SWEAT ION WATER Debuts April 8, 2013

  • Retaining the ability to smoothly replenish fluids and ions (electrolytes), this new version of POCARI SWEAT is the result of extensive study of sweetness and pleasant drinking sensations.
  • Low calorie, with just 11kcal per 100ml
  • A choice of three sizes (250ml, 500ml, and 900ml) including the 250ml size bottled in Otsuka's uniquely designed container, makes it easy to select just the right amount for personal consumption. POCARI SWEAT ION WATER will initially be sold in supermarkets, convenience stores, drugstores and other channels throughout Japan.

Tokyo, Japan: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tokyo Japan; President and Representative Director: Taro Iwamoto) has announced the April 8 debut of POCARI SWEAT ION WATER,
A hydrating beverage for everyday use, new POCARI SWEAT ION WATER is a refreshing and functional low-calorie ion (electrolyte) replenishment beverage. In the future, POCARI SWEAT ION WATER is targeted for development as a global product, beginning with sales in international markets where POCARI SWEAT is sold.