Ajinomoto to return to Myanmar

TOKYO — Ajinomoto plans to relaunch production and sales of its namesake seasoning in Myanmar in 2017, hoping to tap demand in the rapidly growing Southeast Asian market. The Japanese seasoning company halted operations there in 2000, when the country was still ruled by a military junta. The maker of the Aji-no-moto seasoning and other […]

Japanese drinks giant to launch new beverage line in 2016

YANGON — Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings will launch beverages under an original brand in Myanmar as early as 2016. President and CEO Naoki Izumiya, who is visiting Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, unveiled the plan during an interview with The Nikkei on Saturday. The beverage giant set up a joint venture with Loi Hein, a major […]

Loihein, Asahi to invest $46 mln to produce soft drinks in Myanmar – Voice Daily

Myanmar’s leading drinks producer Loihein Co and Japanese beverage giant Asahi Group Holdings will invest $46 million to produce and distribute soft drinks in Myanmar, the Voice Daily reported, citing an official from the Myanmar Investment Commission. Source: REUTERS