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Suntory to double output of gin with Japanese flavor

Distiller to invest $18.6m in new capacity

Suntory will launch a new gin brand, Sui, on March 10 for the domestic market. (Photo courtesy of Suntory Holdings)

TOKYO -- Made with six Japanese botanicals, namely the cherry blossom (sakura) flower, sakura leaf, sencha tea, gyokuro tea, sansho pepper, and yuzu peel, Suntory Holdings' gin Roku is gaining a global following. 

As of this month, the Japanese beverage maker has exported the product to 46 countries and regions, including India, Thailand and China.

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