Japan’s top beverage makers talk merger
Published 07/14/2009, The Jamestown Sun
Japan’s top two beverage makers, Kirin and Suntory, are considering merging their operations, a Suntory spokesman said Monday. A merger would create the world’s fifth largest food company by sales, just behind Kraft Foods Inc. and Pepsico Inc., the Nikkei business newspaper reported.Word count: 69
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