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Kirin to shift from beer to health products, Sankei newspaper reports

Business / Corporate Nov 10, 2018

Kirin to shift from beer to health products, Sankei newspaper reports

Kirin Holdings Co., Japan's second-largest beer brewer, will shift its core business strategy from beverages to "health and illness-preventing" solutions, the Sankei newspaper reported, citing an interview with Chief Executive Officer Yoshinori Isozaki. The Tokyo-based company is planning a global expansion of products that use ...

Alcohol business looks at a new golden goose for profits: pot

Business Oct 15, 2018

Alcohol business looks at a new golden goose for profits: pot

The world's major alcohol producers can no longer ignore the pot phenomenon, as young consumers may increasingly swap beer and cocktails for joints and cannabis-infused drinks. Some have decisively seized the moment. Constellation Brands, maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka, has poured $4 billion ...