Kirin says that functional drinks from its health science domain are the “particular focus” for its beverage business this year after sales of its LC-Plasma immunity range increased by 8.5 per cent to 1.71 million cases in Q1.
Recent data from Japanese brewery giant Kirin has revealed that China has topped global rankings for beer consumption and shown significant growth even amidst a general downturn in consumption in many Asian markets.
Alcohol giant Kirin has launched out its first hard seltzers in Japan as well as a new whiskey in response to rising trends surrounding ready-to-drink (RTD) consumption and sustained interest in the country’s whiskey sector.
Kirin Brewery and Kirin Beverage have announced their respective business strategy for the year ahead, with the former focusing on strengthening its craft beer sales, and the latter on growing its immune care pillar.
The Kirin Group and retailer Lawson will install polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle collection machines outside convenience stores, which will then be recycled back into bottles for beverage manufacturers.
Kirin Brewery is focusing on its core beer brands and canned craft beer business, amid a not-so-positive outlook for the low-malt happoshu sector and new categories following COVID-19 and a recent liquor tax revision.
A new partnership between alcohol brands, online retailers and delivery platforms pledges to create robust global standards for responsible online sales and deliveries of alcohol: with AB InBev, Molson Coors, Asahi, Drizly and Uber Eats all part of the...
Leading Japanese firms Asahi, Ajinomoto, Kirin, Hotei Foods, Nippn and Nissin have underlined how their manufacturing, R&D and employee safety are being maintained as certain prefectures come under another state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bega Cheese Limited said it has entered into a binding share sale and purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares in Lion Dairy & Drinks from Japan’s Kirin Holdings for a net acquisition price of A$534m (US$393m).
Japanese beer giants Asahi and Kirin are facing tough times in the South Korean market after being struck dual blows by both the COVID-19 pandemic and local boycotts against Japanese products in general.
Japanese beer and beverage giant Kirin has announced a strategic review for Lion Dairy and Drinks - a producer and distributor of dairy products and beverages in Oceania – with the sale of the unit one of the options.
Japanese probiotics leader Yakult and the Kirin brewing and
beverage group have agreed to jointly develop new functional foods
for the domestic market and share manufacturing and distribution
resources to increase efficiency, writes...
Kirin Brewery Company has acquired a further 117 million class B
shares of San Miguel Corporation, pushing its share in the
Philippines food giant up by 4.12 per cent, giving Kirin a 19.67
per cent stake in San Miguel.