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Takasago Boosts Asian Coffee Capacities

Posted: December 19, 2007

Takasago International Corp. (Tokyo), Takasago International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) and Mitsubishi Corp. (Tokyo) have acquired coffee expert Dan Kaffe (Malaysia) SDN BHD (Johor, Malaysia). Takasago expects to expand the business into China and the rest of Asia, where the coffee market is "booming." Dan Kaffe, which was founded in 1993, specializes in coffee extracts and spray dried coffee. The purchasing companies' stakes in Dan Kaffe are as follows:

  • Takasago International Corp.: 49%
  • Takasago International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.: 21%
  • Mitsubishi Corp.: 30%