Profile: Kirin Holdings Co Ltd (KNBWY.PK)
Kirin Holdings Company, Limited, incorporated on February 23, 1907, is a holding company engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling alcohol beverages, soft drinks and pharmaceuticals. The Company operates in four business divisions: Japan integrated beverages business, Overseas integrated beverages business, Pharmaceuticals and bio-chemicals, and Other businesses. It also offers dairy products, which include Koiwai Butter and Koiwai Yoghurt. The Japan integrated beverages business division conducts manufacturing and sales of alcohol beverages and soft drinks in Japan. The Japan integrated beverages business division includes three companies, which include Kirin Brewery Company, Limited (Kirin Brewery), Kirin Beverages Company, Limited (Kirin Beverages) and Mercian Corporation (Mercian).
The products in the Japan integrated beverages business division includes beer, wines, ready-to-drink (RTD), spirits and other alcohol beverages, and soft drinks. Its beer products include beer, which include Kirin Ichiban Shibori; Happo-shu (low-malt beer), which includes Kirin Tanrei GREEN LABEL; new genre, which includes Kirin Nodogoshi Nama (made from soybeans), and non-alcoholic beer, which includes Kirin FREE. Its wines products include Chateau Mercian Kikyogahara Merlot, Mercian no-sulfite-added wine, St Hallett Tatiara and Sunrise Sparkling. Its ready-to-drink (RTD), spirits and other alcohol beverages include Kirin Chu-hi Hyoketsu, Kirin Hakusui, Johnnie Walker Black Label and Four Roses. Its soft drinks include Coffee, which includes Kirin Fire; Black Tea, which includes Kirin Gogo-no-Kocha; Japanese Tea, which includes Kirin Nama-cha; Mineral Water, such as Volvic, and Juice, such as Tropicana.
The Overseas integrated beverages business division includes various products, such as overseas alcohol beverages (Ocenia, Brazil, China/Philippines), and overseas soft drinks and foods (Australia, Brazil, China/Thailand/Vietnam). China Resources Kirin Beverages (Greater China) Company, Limited with China Resources Enterprise, manufactures and sells beverages under the brands of China Resources Enterprise and Kirin. In Southeast Asia, Kirin Holdings Singapore Pte. Ltd. is engaged in the alcohol beverage and soft drink businesses. Its Ocenia includes Lion Brand Beers, which include XXXX Gold, Tooheys New and James Boag's Premium, and Lion Brand Wines, which include Wither Hills Chardonnay and St Hallett Faith Shiraz. It also offers BRASIL KIRIN Brand Beers and Japanese Sake in Brazil. The BRASIL KIRIN Brand Beers include Nova Schin, Devassa and Baden Baden. Japanese Sake includes Azuma Kirin Dourado and Azuma Kirin Soft. Its San Miguel Brand Beers in Philippines include San Miguel Pale Pilsen and San Mig Light. Its beer products in China include Kirin Ichiban and Haizhu.
The Company's overseas soft drinks and foods products in Australia include milk (Dairy Farmers), cheese and dairy products (Yoplait and Coon), and juice (Berri). Its products in Brazil include Water (Aguaschin), Soda (Schin) and Juice (Skinka and Fruthos). Its products in China/Thailand/Vietnam regions include water, which include Cestbon (China); black tea, which include Kirin Gogo-no-Kocha (China), and flavored water, which include Ice Plus Peach (Vietnam). In Pharmaceuticals, the Company through Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd., conducts manufacturing and sales of drugs based on biotechnology. In bio-chemicals, Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd., uses fermentation and synthesis technologies to provide functional materials that meet the needs in the pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare fields.
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd
17F-21F, Nakano Central Park Sou
NAKANO-KU TKY 164-0001
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