Kirin adding Ichiban beer to store shelves in Myanmar

TOKYO — Kirin Holdings will sell its signature beer Ichiban to Myanmar consumers starting this month. The Japanese company has offered Ichiban as draft beer in upscale restaurants in the country, but will now target households directly by selling retail versions. Kirin will produce canned and bottled Ichiban with Myanmar Brewery, the country’s market leader, which it […]

Kirin Holdings to buy F&N’s stake in Myanmar Brewery

Japan’s Kirin Holdings is set to buy Fraser and Neave’s (F&N) 55 percent stake in Myanmar’s biggest brewer, Myanmar Brewery Ltd, for $560 million, Reuters reported on 19 August, quoting a source familiar with the deal. An announcement on the deal could come as early as Wednesday, said the source, who declined to be identified […]