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October ’09 sees Japanese Beer shipments at all time low

October ’09 sees Japanese Beer shipments at all time low

Shipments of beer and beer-like alcoholic beverages in Japan fell 4.3 percent to 37.98 million cases in October, setting a record low for the month, industry reports said Thursday. The number was the lowest for any October since 1992, when breweries began compiling comparable data. (One case contains 20 x 633-ml bottles) [...more]

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Suntory purchases Orangina Schweppes in $3.8 Billion deal

Suntory purchases Orangina Schweppes in $3.8 Billion deal

Suntory Holdings Ltd. said it purchased European drinkmaker Orangina Schweppes from Blackstone Group LP and Lion Capital LLP as Japan’s third-largest brewer expands outside a shrinking domestic market. [...more]

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Frucor is cleared to take over NZ rival Simply Squeezed

Frucor is cleared to take over NZ rival Simply Squeezed

Frucor Beverages, the local unit of Japan's Suntory Holdings, gained regulator approval to acquire rival juice business Simply Squeezed. Frucor is New Zealand's second-largest non-alcoholic drink company in New Zealand after Coke bottler Coca-Cola Amati, with brands including Just Juice, Fresh Up, Arano, Citrus Tree and McCoy. Hawkes Bay-based Simply Squeezed producers Simply Squeezed, Allganics, Supreme Country Style and Bay Harvest brand drinks. [...more]

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Suntory to acquire Japanese Soft Drinks Division of Nichirei

Suntory to acquire Japanese Soft Drinks Division of Nichirei

Japan's Suntory Holdings Ltd. said Tuesday that it has reached a basic agreement to acquire the soft drink division of frozen food maker Nichirei Corp. [...more]

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Japan: Kirin & Suntory in merger talks

Japan: Kirin & Suntory in merger talks

Kirin, Japan’s largest drinks producer, and closely held Suntory are in the “early stage” of discussions, the companies said in a statement today. Kirin rose 0.7 percent in Tokyo trading, extending yesterday’s 7.8 percent gain after Nikkei newspaper first reported that merger talks were taking place. [...more]

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Suntory buys Frucor from Danone

Suntory buys Frucor from Danone

Suntory have succesfully completed the purchase of the New Zealand and Australia based Danone subsidiary Frucor. [...more]

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