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Kirin Brewery Company, Ltd. (KIRIN BREWERY COMPANY, LIMITED:麒麟麦酒株式会社 Kirin Bīru Kabushiki-gaisha) (Kirin) is a Japanese company. It is a member of the Mitsubishi core group of companies. The Mitsubishi companies, or the Mitsubishi Group of Companies or the Mitsubishi Group is a large group (keiretsu) of independently operated Japanese companies which share the Mitsubishi brand name. ...



Kirin was established in 1907. 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

Lines of business

While best known as a brewery and maker of Whiskey, Kirin also makes soft drinks, and had diversified businesses in foods, pharmaceuticals, logistics, engineering, real-estate and restaurants. A brewery is a facility that produces beer. ... Whisky (or whiskey) is an alcoholic beverage distilled from grain, often including malt, which has then been aged in wooden barrels. ...


Holdings, International

Alcohol Beverage Business

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Soft Drink Business

  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England, Inc. (USA)

Pharmaceutical Business

  • Kirin-Amgen, Inc. (USA)
  • Gemini Science, Inc. (USA)
  • Jeil-Kirin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Korea)
  • Kirin Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
  • Kirin Pharmaceuticals (Asia) Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • Kirin Kunpeng (China) Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (China)

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Agribio Business

  • Twyford International, Inc. (USA)
  • Kirin Agribio EC B.V. (Paris Office) (France)
  • Southern Glass House Produce Ltd. (England)
  • Fides Holding B.V. (Holland)
  • Barberet & Blanc, S.A. (Spain)
  • Qingdao International Seeds Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Germicopa S.A. (France)
  • Kirin Agribio Shanghai Co., Ltd. (China)

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Other Business

  • Kirin Australia Pty. Ltd. (Australia)
  • Indústria Agrícola Tozan Ltda. (Brazil)

External links

  • Company website (http://www.kirin.co.jp/) (in Japanese)
  • Company website (http://www.kirin.co.jp/english/) (in English)

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Kirin, engaged in a fierce competition for leadership of Japan's beer market leadership with Asahi Breweries Ltd., said its mainstay liquor division boosted sales 4.3 percent to 1.06 trillion yen.
Kirin raised its per-share dividend for 2006 to 17 yen from 14.50 yen for the previous year.
Kirin President Kazuyasu Kato, speaking at a news conference in Tokyo, said that forming tie-ups with other companies will increasingly be important for its business growth in the light of the saturating domestic market and the rapid globalization.
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