The award ceremony for the winners of "Consumer Support Achievement Award" was held at the Prime Minister's Official Residence on May 28, 2018 and Hokkaido Consumers' Co-operative Union and FCO･OP Consumer Co-operative attended to receive Minister of State for Special Mission Commendation Award.
From July 1 2018, JCCU in collaboration with a major shrimp supplier PT.Bogatama Marinusa/PT.BOMAR (BOMAR Co., Ltd.), WWF Japan and WWF Indonesia started the "Sulawesi Island Shrimp Farming Improvement Project" in Indonesia.
On May 19, 2018 Fukui Co-operative Society and FamilyMart Co. Ltd, in collaboration with the local government, opened a joint model store "Family Mart + Hearts Kono Kitamae Senshudori Store".
What is JCCU?
Japanese Consumer's Co-operative Union (JCCU) was established in March 1951 as the National Federation of Consumer Co-op in Japan. Today, about 320 consumer co-ops and consumer co-op unions join JCCU and the total of gross sales of the member co-ops is about 3.4 trillion JPY, with total 28 million members. JCCU is the largest consumers' organization in Japan.
Consumer Co-op Societies in Japan
These are approximate figures.