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Coca-Cola Japan and Kirin in tie-up to develop health drinks

Companies to explore growing market for products that claim to boost immunity

Coca-Cola Japan is collaborating with Kirin Holdings to develop a health drink that contains postbiotic developed by the Japanese beverage company.

TOKYO -- Coca-Cola Japan is collaborating with Kirin Holdings to develop a health drink that contains postbiotic developed by the Japanese beverage company, Nikkei has learned.

LC-Plasma -- which is short for lactococcus lactis strain plasma -- is an ingredient patented by Kirin that is used in the company's health drinks. Kirin claims that the postbiotic boosts immunity in healthy people.

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