Tokyo, Japan (February 8, 2023) — Suntory Holdings has decided to donate a total of 20 million Japanese yen (approximately US $152,000) to support the ongoing disaster relief and recovery efforts following the devastating earthquake which hit the border between Turkey and Syria earlier this week. The Suntory Group wishes for a fast recovery of the two nations.
Donations will be appointed to:
●Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Japan: 10 million Japanese Yen
●The United Nations World Food Programme (Japan Association for the World Food Programme): 10 million Japanese Yen
About Suntory Holdings
As a global leader in the beverage industry, Suntory Group offers a uniquely diverse portfolio of products from premium spirits, beer, and wine to brewed teas, bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink coffee, and energy drinks—along with health and wellness products. Suntory is home to award-winning Japanese whiskies Yamazaki, Hibiki, and Hakushu as well as iconic American spirits Jim Beam and Maker's Mark. Suntory also fascinates the taste buds with The Premium Malt's beer and owns the exceptional Japanese wine Tomi and the world-famous Château Lagrange. Its brand collection also includes Sauza Tequila, non-alcoholic favorites Orangina, Lucozade, Ribena, BOSS coffee, Iyemon green tea, Suntory Tennensui water, TEA+ Oolong Tea, V, and BRAND’S as well as popular health and wellness product Sesamin EX.
Founded as a family-owned business in 1899 in Osaka, Japan, Suntory Group has grown into a global company operating throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania with an annual revenue (excluding excise taxes) of $19.8 billion in 2021. Suntory is driven by Yatte Minahare - the spirit of bold ambition - and its 40,275 employees worldwide draw upon its unique blend of Japanese artisanship and global tastes to explore new product categories and markets.
As a company that delivers blessings of water and nature to our customers, Suntory is committed to its mission to create harmony with people and nature. Always aspiring to grow for good, Suntory is devoted to giving back to society through protecting water resources, nurturing its communities and fostering the arts.