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Saturday 18 April 2015

Japan

Japanese wine market witnessing revival

The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory launches collagen beer in Japan

Japanese producer Suntory is telling women to drink themselves beautiful using a new beer laced with collagen – the protein linked to skin firmness.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

London develops thirst for Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky is having its moment in the sun in London, with a number of new restaurant openings choosing to shine a light on the spirit.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Suntory’s exquisite 3D-printed ice cubes

As far as advertising campaigns go, this collection of miniature ice cube sculptures has to be one of the most creative.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Lion’s net profits slide 20%

The full year’s net profits for New Zealand’s biggest drinks company, Lion, have slipped 20% as consumption declines and consumers trade up.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Migrant workers duped by ‘wine factory’ promise

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has shut down an agency that illegally hired over 100 people to work at a “wine factory” in Japan.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Berry Bros bestsellers in Japan

Simon Staples, Berry Bros sales director for Asia reveals the firm’s bestsellers in Japan, discovering a wine market surprisingly close in sentiment to the UK.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory in beer battle against rival Asahi

Suntory is suing Japanese rival Asahi and calling for a court to suspend sales and production of its non-alcohol beer-flavoured drinks amid claims of trademark infringement.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Nine HK restaurants among Asia’s 50 best

A Thai restaurant has been named “The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia” at Asia’s 50 best restaurant awards in which nine Hong Kong restaurants were also listed.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Aldi to sell ‘wagyu’ beef burgers

Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

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