It is with heavy hearts and great difficulty that we announce the passing of one of our employees. He was involved in an accident on underlay of sake tank and passed on July 5th 2021.

We deeply regret this accident and express its condolences to the family of the victim.

We are working out the details under the regulatory agency’s investigation for the cause of accident.

Victim (24 years old, male)

Belongs to the manufacturing department of our main brewery

Accident Summary

At around 4:50pm on July 5, 2021, when an empty portable tank was transported by a truck from our main brewery to second brewery and unloading it, the tank had fallen and became the underlay. He was taken to a hospital in Iwakuni City by ambulance, but was confirmed dead.

As a company, we will take this situation seriously and respond sincerely.