News

JAPAN: Asahi Breweries to acquire liquor business

Most popular

What will be Ian Curle's Edrington legacy?

'Healthy alcohol' - the trend to watch in 2019?

Interview, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard - Part I

2019 - The year of at-home drinks machines - Focus

MORE

Japan's number one beer producer, Asahi Breweries Ltd, has negotiated to buy the low-alcohol and shochu (distilled liquor) businesses of chemical firm Asahi Kasei Corp, the two companies announced today, for between ¥3bn and ¥4bn (US$22.7-30m). The acquisition will be completed sometime in the current business year, when the production and development operations will be transferred to Asahi Breweries' liquor-making unit.


Related Content

Asahi Holdings brings Italy-brewed Super Dry to UK market

Asahi Holdings brings Italy-brewed Super Dry to UK market...

"All of us feel a great deal of responsibility" - just-drinks meets Hector Gorosabel, Asahi Europe C...

"We are in the beer business, we're not in the banker business" - Interview, Sapporo Holdings presid...

"At SABMiller, we went through a bit of disbelief and almost denial" - just-drinks meets Hector Goro...

Oops! This article is copy protected.

Why can’t I copy the text on this page?

The ability to copy articles is specially reserved for people who are part of a group membership.

How do I become a group member?

To find out how you and your team can copy and share articles and save money as part of a group membership call Sean Clinton on
+44 (0)1527 573 736 or complete this form..



Forgot your password?