Japan

Wine and spirits to benefit from EU-Japan trade deal

The EU and Japan have formalised a free trade deal that will reduce red tape and offer preferential access for imports between both countries after more than four years of negotiations.

Asahi considers sale of stake in Tsingtao Brewery

Japan's Asahi Group Holdings has announced that is considering the sale of all or part of its 19.99% stake in Tsingtao Brewery, confirming reports circulated earlier this year. 

Japanese wineries expand production to sate domestic demand

A number of Japan’s major wineries are planning to expand their production capacity in the next few years in anticipation of growing demand for domestically produced wine.

Tokyo has a rescue bus for drunk people who fall asleep on the last train home

The Nishi Tokyo Bus company is running an 'oversleeping rescue bus' service for three weekends during the height of end-of-year festivities.

Aldi hops onto saké trend

July 17th, 2017

Hot Hong Kong openings: February

February 24th, 2017

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