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2013-12-10 23:19:31

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Japan Beer Market Insights 2013. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Product Synopsis A detailed market research report on the Japan beer industry. Researched and published by Canadean. Introduction and Landscape Why was the report written? This report comprises of high level market research data on the Japan beer industry, published by Canadean. The report covers total market (on- and off-premise) and includes valuable insight and...

Beer May Help Fight Off Viruses
2012-12-08 08:26:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you're looking to fight off cold-like symptoms during the winter or trying to find a way to keep from contracting a serious respiratory illness this year, you might want to pop the top on a cold one, according to new research coming out of Sapporo Medical University in Japan. The study, which was funded by Tokyo-based beer maker Sapporo Breweries, has discovered humulone -- a chemical compound that can be found in hops -- was...

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2009-12-04 13:40:00

Japanese beer maker Sapporo Breweries Ltd. on Thursday announced it would market a new beer made from barley grown in space. Sapporo is launching the first-ever beer that uses malt entirely made from barley grown in space aboard the International Space Station. The beer has been dubbed Sapporo "Space Barley". The barley used to make the beer was developed by Sapporo to be kept on the ISS for five months in 2006 during a collaborative research project with the Russian Academy of Sciences and...

2008-09-09 03:00:19

Steel Partners Japan Strategic Fund (Offshore), L.P. ("Steel Partners") today delivered to Sapporo Holdings Limited (TOKYO:2501) ("Sapporo" or the "Company") a letter calling on the Board of Directors (the "Board") to immediately negotiate terms that would allow Steel Partners to increase its ownership in the Company. If the Board is not prepared to enter into such negotiations, Steel Partners called on the Company to formally end the AWS process and allow Steel Partners to commence a tender...

2008-08-06 18:00:24

Tokyo, Aug. 6 (Jiji Press)--Kirin Brewery Co. started increasing its output of beer and quasi-beer beverages this month to meet growing demand in the hot summer, company officials told Jiji Press on Wednesday. The company currently is running its five plants in Japan at full capacity, thanks especially to strong demand for "happoshu" low- malt beer-like beverages and so-called third-segment alcoholic beverages with little or no malt content, the officials said. Kirin aims to advantage of...

2008-07-08 03:00:19

Steel Partners Japan Strategic Fund (Offshore), L.P. ("Steel Partners") today delivered to Sapporo Holdings Limited (2501.JP) (the "Company") a letter criticizing the Board of Directors' (the "Board") continuing unwillingness to engage in meaningful negotiations and failure to stem an ongoing deterioration of value of the Company. In light of the Board's intransigence and management's poor performance, Steel Partners recommended that the Company engage an internationally recognized investment...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'