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  • Industry
  • Diversified
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  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Asia
      • Pacific Rim
        • Japan
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Kazuyasu Kato, Pres. & CEO
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  • Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd.
    Phone: (81) 33 48 56 207
    10-1 Shinkawa 2-Chome
    Tokyo, 150