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(Shanghai Daily) The outdoor and online advertisements for coconut juice of Coconut Palm Group, a leading Chinese drinks producer based in Hainan Province, have sparked controversy on Chinese social media.

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The ads, all featuring sexy young women in bikini or low-cut top, claim that having a can of the drink every day will make you fairer, tender and boost the bust.

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However, Chinese Weibo users complained that the content of the ads were of low taste and their benefits exaggerated.

Chinese nutritionists also questioned the adverts' claims. Jiang Zhuoqin, a nutriology expert with Guangzhou-based Sun Yat-sen University, said the juice was just a drink but not a nutritional product and therefore had no benefits.

This is not the first time the beverage producer has released such vulgar advertisements.

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