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Corporate Profile

The vibrant spirit of POKKA is fueled by quality centered innovation.

 

Established in 1977 by parent company POKKA SAPPORO FOOD & BEVERAGE LTD., JAPAN, POKKA SINGAPORE is a leading beverage company in Singapore and Asia-Pacific. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of beverages under the reputed brand name "POKKA".

A continuous focus to improve and innovate, coupled with numerous years of experience in the Food & Beverage industry, helps POKKA retain its position as the one of the best in the market.

Today, POKKA is a renowned brand in the ready-to-drink beverage market not only in Singapore, but also in over 50 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Beverage Business

POKKA is a leading total beverage company with No.1 standing in various categories in the ready-to-drink market.

 

POKKA has carved a strong niche in the ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage market with healthy and innovative beverages made from real ingredients. The brand is No. 1 in the various categories – RTD Green Tea, Western Tea, Non-Chilled Juice Drink and Coffee, based on Nielsen Market Track.

The company has established an extensive distribution and strong marketing of POKKA’s products and partner brands such as Sapporo Beer, Kickapoo, Red Bull, evian, Sinalco, Asian Story and others.

Logistics Business

The logistics services provided by POKKA LOGISTICS SINGAPORE ensure the extensive distribution of POKKA and partner brands’ products.

 

With a combined storage space of 420,000 sq. ft., complete with separate racking systems and a truck fleet of over 50 vehicles, POKKA LOGISTICS provides essential logistical services to support POKKA's domestic and international businesses, spreading across over 40 countries.

Besides supporting the daily operations of POKKA products, POKKA LOGISTICS also lends its strength to distribute POKKA's partner brands, enabling them to leverage on the extensive distribution network POKKA has built over the years.

POKKA LOGISTICS undergoes performance appraisals and indexing periodically, to be in line with the company's high service expectations from all its business disciplines.

MILESTONES

1957 - February

NIKKA LEMON CO., LTD. established in Japan, to make and sell lemon beverages.

1963 - October

Nagoya factory in Kitanagoya-city, Aichi Prefecture was the first factory to be built.

1966 - April

Corporate name changed to POKKA LEMON CO. LTD (JAPAN) from NIKKA LEMON CO., LTD.

1972 - May

Production of the first canned coffee under the POKKA name in POKKA CORPORATION JAPAN.

1972 - November

Developed and promoted vending machines for hot and cold drinks in Japan.

1977 - January

POKKA CORPORATION (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. was established at 22 Chin Bee Road.

1977

POKKA canned coffee was the first product to be produced in POKKA SINGAPORE factory.

1982 - March

The corporate name of POKKA LEMON CO. LTD. (JAPAN) was changed to POKKA CORPORATION.

1991 - August

POKKA FOOD (SINGAPORE) was established, with the first café style restaurant.

1993 - September

POKKA CORPORATION (SINGAPORE) LTD. established POKKA ACE (M) SDN. BHD.

1994 - September

POKKA CORPORATION (SINGAPORE) LTD. was listed in the annals of the government.

1997

POKKA set up a hot-fill PET bottle blowing and filling line in Singapore, the first of its kind in South East Asia.

1998 - April

The launch of No.1 Green Tea Brand - POKKA Jasmine Green Tea in can packaging.

2000 - February

The launch of the No.1 Green Tea Brand - POKKA Jasmine Green Tea in bottle packaging.

2001 - October

POKKA invested in the Aseptic PET Bottle Filling System to meet the increasing demand for bottled drinks.

2008 - October

POKKA CORPORATION SINGAPORE was delisted from SGX-ST.

2008 - December

POKKA CORPORATION (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. was delisted for further growth of company.

2009 - February

POKKA SALES AND MARKETING was established as a fully owned and operated subsidiary.

2009 - April

POKKA's first isotonic drink in Singapore – Sports Water, was launched.

2009 - September

POKKA CORPORATION JAPAN formed a successful capital and business alliance with SAPPORO HOLDINGS LTD.

2009 - November

The launch of Fuji Apple Sparkling Juice Drink, POKKA's first carbonated soft drink product in Singapore.

2011

A carbonated soft drink (CSD) production line was built to support POKKA's venture into the CSD category.

2011 - March

POKKA CORPORATION JAPAN became a consolidated subsidiary of SAPPORO HOLDINGS LTD.

2012 - June

POKKA LOGISTICS SINGAPORE, which catered to efficient delivery of products, was established.

2013 - January

POKKA CORPORATION and SAPPORO BEVERAGE were integrated and made a new start as POKKA SAPPORO FOOD & BEVERAGE LTD.

2013 - January

POKKA rolled out the first ever cashless vending machine that accepts payment via ezlink.

2013 - June

Ground breaking ceremony of POKKA's Malaysia factory in Senai, Johor.

2014 - January

POKKA SALES & MARKETING PTE. LTD. name change to POKKA INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Fight Cancer Together

Our “Fight Cancer Together, One Litre at a Time” campaign was a fundraising event for the Singapore Cancer Society that also helped to raise awareness on the emotional and financial strain of cancer patients, while encouraging Singaporeans to go for early and regular screenings. We pledged to donate 0.6ȼ - 1ȼ for every litre sold, and we are happy to announce that we exceeded our initial pledge amount of S$50,000 and raised a total of S$60,803, thanks to your generosity.