Duration:06 Dec 2023 - 08 Dec 2023
Event:Drink JAPAN
Location:Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Organizer:RX Japan Ltd.
Email: drink-j.jp@rxglobal.com
Website: https://www.drinkjapan.jp/en-gb.html
Event Details:

Drink JAPAN is Japan's Largest B-to-B trade show for beverage, alcoholic beverage, liquid food development and manufacturing. The latest technologies and machineries will be showcased, and it serves as the best business platform for the beverage and food industry.

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PepsiCo injects £8M into UK Pipers Crisps facility to boost production

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GNT Group: Nature is exalted in 2024 data-driven color trends

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