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Establishment / Objectives / Member of BAJ

Establishment

The Brewers Association of Japan (BAJ) was founded in 1953 and has been granted the status of a Specially Approved Non-Profit Organization in accordance with, and under the terms of, the Liquor Industry Association Act.

Objectives

  • To ensure compliance with, and appropriate application of, the Fair Competition Code.
  • To seek reductions in taxes imposed on beer in an overall effort to achieve and secure the sound development of the beer industry.
  • To carry out promotion activities on issues such as discouraging underage drinking, moderate consumption of alcohol, and disposal / recycling of containers.
  • To engage in technical activities such as funding and coordinating research into brewing materials, beer quality, food hygiene and environmental concerns.
  • To facilitate contact with overseas beer and brewing-related associations.
  • To act as a contact point and advice center for all inquiries from consumers on beer.

Member of BAJ

Asahi

KIRIN

SAPPORO

SUNTORY
Orion

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