July 20, 1944 (Thursday)

Dai-Nippon Biiru Kaisha (Great Japan Beer Company). This afternoon went on kengaku to one of the biggest beer factories in Japan. This company produces “Asahi,” “Ebisu” and “Sapporo” beer and runs Manila’s BBB [Balintawak Beer Brewery] and San Miguel. It is capitalized at Y100,000,000 and produces 35,000 bottles daily. We visited the huge boilers, refrigeration..

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