Produce from all over the world at the US-based Asian supermarket chain 99 Ranch Market.

The story of 99 Ranch Market, largest Asian supermarket chain in US

  • Since its first store opened in 1984 in Westminster, California, 99 Ranch Market has become ubiquitous in America’s largest Asian communities
  • Founder Roger Chen, then a recent arrival from Taiwan, wanted the familiar sounds, smells and food from home in an American grocery environment
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Produce from all over the world at the US-based Asian supermarket chain 99 Ranch Market.
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Masataka Taketsuru and his Scottish wife, Rita, opened their first distillery in Japan in 1931. Photo: courtesy Nikka Whisky

The story of Nikka: the Japanese man who brought Scotch whisky home, and its world-beating single malt

  • In 1918, Masataka Taketsuru went to Scotland to learn about whisky. He returned home in 1920 with a Scottish wife to set up his distillery
  • In 2001, its Nikka 10-year-old Single Cask Yoichi malt whisky was voted the world’s ‘Best of the Best’
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Masataka Taketsuru and his Scottish wife, Rita, opened their first distillery in Japan in 1931. Photo: courtesy Nikka Whisky
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