All posts tagged "beer"

  • A McDonalds fast food restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. (Yonhap)
    [FORTUNE] Wash down Big Mac with a brew: McDonald’s to serve beer in S. Korea

      —  For hamburger lovers in South Korea, McDonald’s is adding a new beverage to its fountain: beer. The fast food institution is now serving draft brew at one new location in Seongnam, a city near...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • cass mlb
    Cass becomes Major League Baseball’s official beer (for Asian market)

    By Park Si-soo Oriental Brewery’s popular beer brand Cass Fresh was designated as an “official beer” for America’s Major League Baseball (MLB), the company said Tuesday. Under the contract with the league, the Seoul-based company will run...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • Imported beers are getting increasingly popular in Korea. (Newsis)
    Qingdao becomes best-selling imported beer in South Korea

    By Park Si-soo The Chinese beer Qingdao outsold longtime bestseller Budweiser to become the best-selling imported beer in the second half of the year in South Korea, according to Lotte Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, Monday. Qingdao...

    • Posted December 8, 2014
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Korea’s newest brew: Lotte’s Kloud beer coming to US markets

    By Park Ji-hye On Oct. 10 Lotte will introduce its latest alcoholic product, Kloud, to U.S. markets. The beer was developed as a reaction to public complaints about the taste in Korean beers manufactured by Hite-Jinro, Cass...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Cass beer
    Trouble brewing: OB’s market share drops below 50%

    By Park Si-soo Oriental Brewery (OB) is quickly losing its market dominance after a “disinfectant odor” scandal that began in June. The company’s gap in market share with rival Hite Jinro has narrowed quickly at major retailers...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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  • Police reportedly found that Hite Jinro employees were involved in the circulation of the rumor against the No. 1 beer maker. (Yonhap)
    Police raid beer maker Hite Jinro over rumors against rival

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Police raided the offices of No. 2 beer maker Hite Jinro Co. and one of its provincial agencies on Wednesday in connection with suspicions that the company spread malicious rumors against its bigger rival...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Cass beer
    Cass beer smell ruled ‘harmless’

    By Jung Min-ho The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety concluded Tuesday that the abnormal odor of Cass beer, Oriental Brewery’s flagship product, was “harmless.” The ministry said in a press briefing that trans-2-nonenal (T2N), a substance...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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