Japanese brewer Kirin targets Myanmar’s hardy drinkers

Japanese brewer Kirin is hoping to tap into swift growth – and serious staying power – with its latest investment in Myanmar’s fizzing beer market, a senior executive said Friday. Last month the beer giant took a controlling stake in Mandalay Brewery for US$4.3 million, topping off its more than half a billion investment in […]

MEHL to Sell Mandalay Brewery to Kirin

​​ Japanese brewer Kirin will buy Mandalay Brewery of Myanmar for an estimated several hundred million yen (several million dollars) in its latest effort to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Oceania region, a newspaper said on February 11. Kirin will create a local subsidiary to take over the country’s oldest brewery, based in the northern […]