The head of National Foods has admitted the Australian dairy group is still “some distance” off generating “acceptable” returns as the company integrates local firm Dairy Farmers. National...

Japanese food and drink group Kirin Holdings has shuffled its management pack as the company looks to push on with plans to drive earnings. Kirin, which owns Australia’s Dairy Farmers and National...

Lion Nathan will officially be delisted from the ASX at the close of business tomorrow. An employer of over 3,000 in Australia and New Zealand, Lion Nathan’s roots trace back to New Zealand with...

Kirin Holdings has received approval from Lion Nathan shareholders for a multi-billion dollar takeover that will create the largest food and beverage group in Australia. Australia’s second-largest...

Kirin Holdings and Suntory have sought approval from the competition watchdog in Japan for their merger plan despite being yet to announce a final agreement on a deal, according to reports from Japan. The...

Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings has reported a 16 per cent drop in operating profit as the exchange rate hurts their Australian operations and Japanese consumption remains subdued. Despite the drop in profit,...

Kirin’s Australian operations will soon be renamed Lion Nathan National Foods Pty Ltd, provided shareholders of brewer Lion Nathan accept their takeover proposal. The Japanese brewer’s plans...

Suntory, the owner of Frucor and one of Japan’s larger brewers, is still considering the option of a merger with Kirin Holdings – which would create a food and beverage firm of an equivalent...

Kirin Holdings is planning to commit to a merger with Suntory in the near future in a bid to become the leading player in the food and beverage sectors in Asia and Oceania, according to a report published...

Australia’s second largest brewer has seen their Australian beer division offset headwinds in wine and New Zealand, upon reaffirming guidance for the full year. Lion Nathan, which is likely to be...