With the Vietnamese government set to sell major stakes in two state-run beer producers, Japanese and European brewers hope to jump in and capitalize on the country’s growing suds market.
Japanese Asahi Group Holdings Ltd., and Kirin Holdings Co. are considering bidding for shares of Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage (Sabeco) in the auction expected to be held next month, according to newswire Nikkei.
Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings and Kirin Holdings are considering bidding for shares of Vietnamese state-owned brewer Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage, in an auction that could come as soon as next month.
Kirin Holdings Co. agreed to acquire a minority stake in Brooklyn Brewery, marking a rare investment by an Asian company in the $22 billion U.S. craft lager industry.
Kirin Holdings Co. of Japan has agreed to take a minority stake in Brooklyn Brewery, people familiar with the matter said, in one of the first investments by a Japanese company in a U.S. craft brewer.
It may come as a surprise to most, but modern Oktoberfest starts in September, rather than during the month it is named after, October. This year, the world’s largest beer festival started on September 17 in Munich, Germany, and will … Continue reading
Kirin Brewery will partner with Brooklyn Brewery to produce and sell the New York-based company’s popular craft beer in Japan and Brazil starting next year.
Shortly before dark in the heart of Yangon’s bustling Chinatown, the neon signs for dozens of beer stations flicker to life.
Japan’s beer makers keep a grip on their home markets while branching out abroad. In an era when Budweiser is sold by a Belgium-based company and California’s Lagunitas IPA is partly Dutch-owned, Japanese beer has remained in Japan’s hands, away … Continue reading
For the first time in the last decade, the Japanese mid-priced lager segment posted positive growth in 2015. Although it was only a slight increase, at 0.3% in volume terms, this indicates that Japan’s beer market has started to shift … Continue reading