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.
Japanese producer Suntory is telling women to drink themselves beautiful using a new beer laced with collagen – the protein linked to skin firmness.
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.
As far as advertising campaigns go, this collection of miniature ice cube sculptures has to be one of the most creative.
The full year’s net profits for New Zealand’s biggest drinks company, Lion, have slipped 20% as consumption declines and consumers trade up.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has shut down an agency that illegally hired over 100 people to work at a “wine factory” 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.
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.
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.
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.
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