A Frucor Suntory advertising campaign has made it into the Advertising Standards’ most complained about ads list for the first half of the 2017 calendar year. Listed as the tenth most complained about...

Beam has been acquired by Suntory Holdings Japanese beverage company Suntory Holdings is set to acquire all outstanding shares of premium alcoholic spirits company Beam Inc for US$83.50 per share in cash...

PepsiCo has this week launched its new Pepsi Special drink in Japan, containing dextrin, a fibre that distributor Suntory claims “reduces fat levels.” The soluble fibre absorbs water and promotes food...

New Zealand-based beverage company Frucor, maker of V energy drink, has announced that its Managing Director, Mark Cowsill, will retire after 18 years with the company at the end of May 2011. Cowsill has...

Frucor Beverages today announced that Australasia’s most popular energy drink, ‘V’, will soon be available in Spain, thanks to a partnership with Frucor’s sister company, Orangina Schweppes. Frucor...

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...

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,...

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...