Asahi Lifestyle Beverages has renewed its exclusive bottling partnership with PepsiCo Australia for the long term, extending its 20-year partnership in the country.

As PepsiCo’s exclusive beverage bottler in Australia, Asahi Lifestyle Beverages will look after the PepsiCo master beverage brands including Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Gatorade, Mountain Dew and 7UP.

Asahi Beverages group CEO Robert Iervasi said the partnership with PepsiCo in Australia extends back to 20 years.

“We are very proud of what the two companies have achieved together in that time and look forward to continuing our long and prosperous relationship,” he said.

Both Asahi Holdings and PepsiCo Australia made it into the Australia’s Top 100 Food and Drink Companies 2019 report, ranking in at #15 and #22, respectively.

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