Who We Are

What is Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU) ?

Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU) was established in March 1951 as a national federation of consumer co-ops in Japan. Today, about 306 consumer co-ops and consumer co-op unions join JCCU and the total business turnover of the member co-ops is about 3.7 trillion JPY, with a total of 30 million members. JCCU is the largest consumers' organization in Japan.

As the representative of member co-ops, JCCU communicates with a variety of organizations, promotes consumers' co-operative movement, and makes policy proposals. JCCU also develops and supplies CO·OP Brand Products to its member co-ops, and supports the development of member co-ops' businesses and activities.

Relations between JCCU and Member Co-ops

JCCU and its member co-ops operate their businesses independently of each other and do not constitute headquarters/branch relations.