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Japanese brewers pursue growth overseas

Home market languishes with more fickle taste buds and fewer Japanese turning legal drinking age


FROM a small Californian brewery to a 175-year-old Czech pilsner brand, Japanese beermakers are in hot pursuit of more drinkers around the world as their home market languishes.

Kirin Holdings Co has sought growth by expanding into craft brews, last year purchasing a 24 per...

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