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Characterized by small variety mass production, in-house production and nationwide factory network

Develops Businesses Centering on Production, Purchase and Sales of Water and Tea Beverages
LIFEDRINK COMPANY’s main business is the soft drinks and tea leaves business, in which it conducts production, purchase and sales of soft drinks and tea leaves. It also conducts production and sales of sauce products. The soft drinks and tea leaves business accounted for 99.4% of net sales in the first half of the fiscal year ending March 2022.

From around 2000, the company had proceeded with diversification of its business. Examples of such business diversification included businesses that produced and sold agricultural and livestock products, marine products, soy sauce, dry noodles and instant noodles as well as the transport business.

After it concluded a capital and business partnership in 2015 with Sunrise Capital, for which CLSA Capital Partners Japan serves as a sub-advisor, it has been focusing on the drink business and withdrew from businesses other than the soft drinks and tea leaves as well as sauces.

Soft Drinks and Tea Leaves Business
The company conducts production, purchase and sales of soft drinks and tea leaves. It conducts mass production and sales by narrowing the beverage types and sizes mainly to water, green tea, oolong tea and other beverages (2 liters and 500 milliliters) and carbonated beverages (1.5 liters and 500 milliliters). The company operates nine beverage factories throughout the Honshu and Kyushu regions.

Sales composition in the fiscal year ended March 2021 was 55% for water beverages, 25% for tea beverages, 10% for carbonated beverages and 10% for other beverages and tea leaves.

Sales composition of soft drinks in the fiscal year ended March 2021 was 60% for private brands of retailers and 40% for in-house brands.

The company sells products to retailers and to individuals via e-commerce, and the sales composition in the fiscal year ended March 2021 was 96% for retailers and 4% for e-commerce. The major buyers are general merchandise stores, discount stores, food supermarkets and drug stores.


ライフドリンク カンパニー(以下、同社)は清涼飲料(ドリンク)及び茶葉(リーフ)の製造・仕入・販売を主たる事業としている。07年に16.6%を出資した生駒名水は、同社向けの清涼飲料が販売高の大半を占めていることから同社の持分法適用会社となっている。










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