Tag - alcohol

 
 

ALCOHOL

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 1, 2023
First-ever Japan-led sake brewery to open on U.S. East Coast
If sake can make it in the Big Apple, it can make it anywhere.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Dec 22, 2022
Recipe: Homemade eggnog
Can't find even a sip of eggnog on Japanese store shelves? Pull up your Christmas stockings and make some yourself.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 13, 2022
Lingering COVID risk shifts Japan's end-of-year party culture
A recent survey found that 70% of respondents considered year-end parties unnecessary, and many that are happening are being held on a smaller scale.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 11, 2022
Izakaya pubs see spike in bookings for year-end parties
The situation for the 'izakaya' industry has improved drastically from the past two years, when such pubs were deserted amid the spread of the coronavirus.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Dec 11, 2022
The Okinawans helping black kōji to thrive
Nearly destroyed during the destruction of World War II, the enigmatic mold central to awamori lives on.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Longform
Nov 28, 2022
Wood spirits: How Japan made the world’s first liquor from trees
History is being made by a technology that may help aging rural populations, reinvigorate the nation's struggling forestry sector and shake up the global alcohol industry in unforeseen ways.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Nov 27, 2022
Recipe: Persimmon saketini
The perfect drink to impress a discerning date after an afternoon of leaf peeping.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 18, 2022
In apparent reversal, Qatar set to ban alcohol sales in World Cup stadiums
The move to ban alcohol sales within stadiums is an about-face from Qatar's previous position and comes just days prior to the start of the tournament.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 30, 2022
Kirin to export premium Fuji whisky to Singapore amid weaker yen
Singapore was chosen as the fifth country for the brand to enter, counting on a large population of well-to-do customers eager to snap up high-end products.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2022
Japan sees sharp rise in drunken-driving cases linked to electric scooters
Electric scooters have become widespread in metropolitan areas through rental and sharing services as a cheap and easy mode of transportation.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Oct 23, 2022
Virtu’s new master mixer looking to shake and stir up the classics
After stints in Bermuda, Seoul and Beijing, bartender Keith Motsi has come to Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2022
Japan's measures against commercial vehicle drunk driving having limited impact
Alcohol-related accidents involving drivers of commercial vehicles in Japan have not decreased since 2011, when mandatory breath testing became a requirement, a study showed.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Oct 14, 2022
Qatar World Cup will have areas for drunk fans to sober up
The Nov. 20 to Dec. 18 event is the first to be held in a Muslim country with strict controls on alcohol, presenting unique challenges for organizers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 13, 2022
Alcohol hikes add to woes of Japanese bars already hurt by pandemic
Japan's four major brewers and many other smaller outfits have raised prices for beverages due to increased input costs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 1, 2022
Wallets in Japan take another hit as prices hiked for thousands of food items
Surging material costs and the weakening yet push costs up at a scale unseen since the bursting of the bubble economy, analysts say.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Sep 29, 2022
Miyagi gathering helps brighten lives of problem drinkers after 2011 quake
Data has indicated a steep rise in the number of people seeking advice about alcohol consumption from prefectural mental health welfare centers and municipalities in parts of Tohoku.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 20, 2022
Japan's Kirin in talks to further invest in Indian craft beer maker Bira
Craft beer sales are on the rise in India as younger, affluent consumers in big cities choose brands and pubs that make lighter brews and promise fresher ingredients.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 13, 2022
Sapporo to restart brewing Yebisu beer in Tokyo's Ebisu after 35 years
The company will set up around the end of 2023 Yebisu Brewery Tokyo, a facility that contains a brewery and a museum.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 12, 2022
Japan liquor businesses turn to nonalcoholic drinks to attract Gen Z
The global market value for low- and nonalcoholic drinks rose to just under $10 billion in 2021 from $7.8 billion in 2018.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Sep 5, 2022
Suntory eyes U.S. canned cocktail push as young Japanese shun booze
Expanding overseas is a matter of survival for Japanese drinks companies facing an aging market at home and a shift away from alcohol among younger people.

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