Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. profile and corporate video

   Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. is a Japanese global beer, spirits, soft drinks and food business group headquartered in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1889 as Osaka Brewery, Ltd.

   The company operates through the following business segments: Alcohol Beverages, Soft Drinks, Food, and Overseas.

Alcohol Beverages

   The Alcohol Beverages segment engages in the production and sales of beer, happoshu (low-malt beer), sho-chu, chu-hi, whisky and other spirits, liqueurs and wines.

   Iconic brands: Super Dry, Clear Asahi, DRY ZERO, Zeitaku Shibori, Black nikka, Kanoka, Steneige, and Alpaca.

   Main Companies:

  • Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
  • The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd.
  • Sainte Neige Wine Co., Ltd.
Soft Drinks

   The Soft Drinks segment provides popular mainstay beverages in the Japanese market including Mitsuya Cider, CALPIS, WANDA, Juroku Cha, Rokko, Bireley’s, Welch, and Wilkinson.

   Main Companies:

  • Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.

   The Food segment focuses on sales of confectioneries, supplements, yeast extract, baby foods, freeze-dried foods, and others.

   Iconic brands: Mintia, Cream Genmai Bran, Ippon Manzoku Bar, Dear-Natura, EBIOS Tablets, Wakodo, Balance Kondate, and Amano Foods.

   Main Companies:

  • Asahi Group Foods, Ltd.
  • Nippon Freeze Drying Co., Ltd.

   The Overseas segment formulates business strategies and manages premium brands’ business in the whole global market.

   Main Companies:


  • Asahi Europe and International


  • Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Asahi Beverages Pty Ltd


  • Asahi Beer (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

<Southeast Asia>

  • Etika Beverages Sdn. Bhd.


  • Asahi Beer U.S.A., Inc.

   With more than 29 000 employees, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world, according to Forbes.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”www.asahigroup-holdings.com/en”.

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