JAPAN: Asahi forecasts marginal recovery

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 8 January 2003

Leading Japanese brewer, Asahi Breweries, has forecast a recovery in sales for the coming year, on the back of new launches. However, Asahi said price rises forced by the tax hike on happoshu low-malt beer, to be levied from May, will dampen demand.

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Leading Japanese brewer, Asahi Breweries, has forecast a recovery in sales for the coming year, on the back of new launches. However, Asahi said price rises forced by the tax hike on happoshu low-malt beer, to be levied from May, will dampen demand.

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