Asahi Group

Japan’s brewers have home advantage in alcohol-free

Out of all the alternatives to alcohol, non-alcoholic beer has so far made the greatest inroads. Whether it’s the rise…

Asahi sets 2040 as “value chain” net-zero target

Asahi Group Holdings has set 2040 as its “value chain” net-zero target as it tries to commit to the Paris…

Asahi invests in US non-alc retailer The Zero Proof

Asahi Group Holdings has taken part in a Series A funding round at US non-alcoholic drinks retailer The Zero Proof.…

Asahi to brew in US following acquisition of Wisconsin facility

Asahi Group Holdings has snapped up US contract beer maker Octopi Brewing. The acquisition will allow the Japanese drinks giant…

2024 industry outlook – the brewers have their say

As we enter another new year, Just Drinks has spoken to senior figures at four of the beer industry’s biggest…

Asahi to up spirits prices in Japan

Asahi Group Holdings is hiking the prices of more than 60 spirits products on sale in Japan, citing higher input…

They said what? The most-read interviews on Just Drinks in 2023

During 2023, we sat down with senior executives at some of the largest companies – and some of the most…

Just Drinks’ week in data: US RTDs, beer in Japan and Portugal’s wine production

Alongside our daily news coverage, features and interviews, the Just Drinks news team sifts through the week’s most intriguing data sets to bring you a roundup of…

Asahi renames Hard Solo RTD as Australian regulators deem brand “appeals” to children

Asahi is to rename its Hard Solo RTD after Australian advertising regulators determined the line had a “strong or evident…

Asahi pushes back Tosu brewery opening

Asahi Group Holdings has announced it is delaying the start of operations at its Tosu brewery in Japan. While the…