Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Big M, Boag’s Brewery, Castlemaine Perkins, Coon cheese, Dairy Farmers, Emu (beer), Farmers Union Iced Coffee, Hahn Brewery, Hangzhou Qiandaohu Beer Co., Ltd., Kirin Brewery Company, Lion (Australasian company), Lion Red, Little Creatures Brewery, Little World Beverages, McCashins Brewery, National Foods, Speight’s, Steinlager, Swan Brewery, Tooheys Brewery, Tooheys Extra Dry, Tooheys New, Tooheys Old, Tooheys Pils, Waikato Draught, XXXX, XXXX Gold, XXXX Summer Bright Lager, YoGo. Excerpt: Lion is a beverage and food company that operates in Australia and New Zealand and produces and markets a range of beer, wine, RTDs and spirits. Lion was formed in October 2009 under the name ‘Lion Nathan National Foods’, when Kirin Holdings Company Limited (and consequently the Mitsubishi Group) purchased brewer Lion Nathan and merged the business with National Foods which it owned since 2007. In 2011, it changed its name to Lion. The company employs around 1,800 Australians and 1,400 New Zealanders. The company was formed in 1988 with the merger of LD Nathan & Co and Lion Breweries, and was listed on both the Australian and New Zealand Stock Exchanges under the symbol LNN. On 17 September 2009, Lion Nathan shareholders overwhelmingly voted to accept a 100% takeover offer by Kirin. The takeover was implemented on 21 October 2009, and the company was delisted. The original forerunner of the company was Brown Campbell & Co, the company of John Logan Campbell and William Brown who established the Hobson Bridge Brewery in Auckland in 1840. It merged with the Albert Brewery, bought by Louis Ehrenfried in 1878, to form Campbell and Ehrenfried in 1898. The new company was managed by Arthur Myers, Ehrenfried’s nephew. In 1914 Campbell and Ehrenfried merged with the Great Northern Brewery, which owned the Lion brand. In 1923 ten…
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