Asahi Beverages formed in 2014 when we announced plans to integrate the operations of the Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages businesses. Later that year, we announced plans to extend the integration to include Independent Liquor in New Zealand.
Today, we employ more than 2100 people across Australia and New Zealand, with manufacturing facilities in both countries.
Asahi Group Holdings
Asahi Beverages formed in 2014 when we announced plans to integrate the operations of the Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages businesses. Later that year, we extended the integration to include Independent Liquor in New Zealand.
Today, we employ more than 2400 people across Australia and New Zealand, with manufacturing facilities and sales forces in both countries.
Schweppes Australia markets and sells an extensive range of non-alcohol beverages including soft drinks, mixers, mineral water, water, juice, tea, energy and sports drinks. Our brands include Schweppes, Solo, Cottee’s Cordials, The Real Iced Tea Co, Cool Ridge, Frantelle and Spring Valley. We make and distribute a range of products under licence including Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Gatorade and Mountain Dew, and also distribute VOSS premium water.
Asahi Premium Beverages
Asahi Premium Beverages markets and sells alcohol brands in Australia, with many products sold internationally. The range includes premium international and domestic beer brands, craft beers, ciders and a quality ready-to-drink portfolio. Leading brands include Asahi Super Dry, Vodka Cruiser, Woodstock, Somersby Cider and Cricketers Arms.
Independent Liquor New Zealand
Independent Liquor New Zealand markets and sells alcohol beverages in New Zealand and exports around the world. ILNZ is a market leader in ready-to-drink beverages, and also participates in spirits and liqueurs, beer and ciders. Brands include Vodka Cruiser, Woodstock, Asahi Super Dry, Boundary Road Brewery and NZ Pure Lager.
The Better Drinks Co.
The Better Drinks Co makes and markets a range of premium, not-from-concentrate and organic drinks. Based in New Zealand, with production sites in New Zealand and Australia, these drinks are sold all over the world. Brands include Charlie’s, Phoenix, Juicy Lucy and Ti Tonics.