Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business Multilingual drink machines speak your language Getting the right drink from one of Japan's ubiquitous vending machines can be something of an ordeal for tourists.
KENJI ASADA, Nikkei staff writer September 2, 2016 16:30 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japanese company Pokka Sapporo Food & Beverage has launched a smartphone app aimed at making the lottery of using drink machines a little less daunting.
"Tourists are surprised to see so many vending machines in Japan," said Kyoko Enomoto, a marketing manager at Pokka Sapporo.
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