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Asahi Shuzo to build high-quality sake breweries in Japan, U.S.

'Dassai' brand sake brewer expands to meet growing overseas demand

Asahi Shuzo is one of the most active exporters among Japanese sake brewers.

YAMAGUCHI, Japan -- Asahi Shuzo, the brewer of the Dassai brand of sake, plans to expand its production capacity for high-quality sake in Japan and the U.S.

The company will build a special brewery for high-quality sake in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and will also produce high-value-added sake for Western countries' markets at a brewery it is constructing in the U.S.

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