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Beam Suntory To Halt Sales Of Two High-End Japanese Whiskies Amid Shortage

With Japanese whisky surging in recent years and pressuring supply, Beam Suntory is set to temporarily discontinue its luxury-level Hakushu 12-year-old and Hibiki 17-year-old labels due to production constraints. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2018

Interview, Part 2: Suntory Holdings’ Takeshi Niinami

In the second part of our interview with Takeshi Niinami, the Suntory Holdings president and CEO discusses how Beam Suntory is addressing skyrocketing demand for Japanese whiskies, and how the company’s upscale single malt Scotch lineup fits into the portfolio mix. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 16, 2017

Beam Suntory’s Sales Rise On The Strength Of Its Bourbon Range

Beam Suntory, the spirits arm of Japanese conglomerate Suntory Ltd., achieved a mid-single digit sales increase in the first nine months of 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

Japanese Whisky Demand Soars In U.S., Straining Supply

As brown spirits of all kinds continue to boom, Japanese whisky is quickly gaining traction in the U.S., putting pressure on producers to ramp up their output. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2016

News Briefs for December 8, 2015

•Whisky Advocate has named Hibiki Japanese Harmony as its Japanese Whiskey of the Year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 8, 2015

Beam Suntory Names Kraft Heinz Veteran As General Manager, U.S. Marketing

Beam Suntory has created a new general manager position to oversee its U.S. marketing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2015

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