• Kyodo News


Asahi Breweries Ltd. said Tuesday it is aiming to increase sales to ¥1.6 trillion in its 2012 business year as it looks to grow in Asia and other overseas beverage markets amid saturated demand at home.

The maker of the best-selling Super Dry beer also unveiled an aggressive target to eventually boost sales to between ¥2 trillion and ¥2.5 trillion by the 2015 business year, from an anticipated ¥1.5 trillion this year.

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