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Japanese whisky turns 100 as craft distilleries transform industry

Even though their businesses are small compared to drinks giants like Suntory, their ambitions are world-class.

Suntory sees Australia as model for canned cocktail expansion

As Japan's second-biggest domestic maker of soft drinks, Suntory Beverage has traditionally focused on non-alcohol offer...

Silkworm sashimi, cricket curry on menu as bugs make a comeback in Japan

The term "crickets" also started to trend in Japanese media recently after reports the powdered insects were being used ...

Australian success fuels Suntory’s US canned cocktail push

"Australia is a very important test market for the global strategy," said Makoto Kitaura, a senior general manager at Su...

Japan brewer Kirin to exit Myanmar, seek sale of two units

Even so, company executives previously said they wanted to remain in the Myanmar market.