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Japanese Beer Maintains Strong Presence in S. Korean Market

Japanese Beer Maintains Strong Presence in S. Korean Market

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese beer kept the title of most-imported beer last year in South Korea, while imports of Chinese beer faltered. Beer imports from Belgium and the U.S. also grew rapidly. South Korea’s National Tax Service released statistics showing that beer imports between January and November of last year totaled $288 [...]

S. Korea Accounts for 60 pct of Japan’s Beer Exports

S. Korea Accounts for 60 pct of Japan’s Beer Exports

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea now accounts for 60 percent of Japanese beer exports every year. Most of the imports are manufactured at three factories in Fukuoka and Oita, Japan. NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting channel, reported on Thursday that the volume of Japanese beer exports to South Korea has increased by [...]

HomePlus ‘Maekmmelier’ Contest Crowns 27 Beer Masters

HomePlus ‘Maekmmelier’ Contest Crowns 27 Beer Masters

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Supermarket chain HomePlus Co. said on December 16 that 27 ‘Maekmmelier’ had been chosen via ‘The First Maekmmelier Contest’ in which participants measured their beer mania skills with others. Maekmmelier is a combination of ‘maekju’, the Korean word for beer, and ‘sommelier,’ and refers to one whose beer mania [...]

High-Performing Texas Brewer Four Corners Brewing Co. Joins Constellation Brands

High-Performing Texas Brewer Four Corners Brewing Co. Joins Constellation Brands

VICTOR, N.Y., Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today its purchase of Four Corners Brewing LLC (“Four Corners”), reinforcing its strategy to lead the high-end in the U.S. beer market. Grounded in Texas roots and heritage, this high-performing, dynamic and bicultural (Hispanic and American) brand [...]