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Well, the official name is actually " Coca-Cola Orange." And it tastes like, wait for it, Coke with orange.

As you can see, the drink is not orange colored. That's good.

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While people in Japan are quite surprised to see orange Coke, some folks abroad may not be!

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Back in 2007, Coca-Cola Orange was offered for a limited time in the UK, and The Coca-Cola Company has sold its cola-meets-orange drink Mezzo Mix in Germany since the 1970s. Then, there's also Spezi, a German soft drink that mixes cola and orange.

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This, however, is the first time Coke has launched the drink in Japan.

「コカ・コーラ オレンジ」が日本に初登場! [CocaColaJapan]

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