Our

HISTORY

Story of our brand
Story of our company

2021

“ENJOYABLE WELLNESS”

40% of our drinks will have less sugar, no “badditives” but the same great taste and pleasure.

2019

HELLO BENELUX

Orangina Schweppes Belgium becomes Schweppes Suntory Benelux.

2019

TO YOUR HEALTH

We continue to innovate our products by reducing sugar in Schweppes Indian Tonic, removing colorants from Schweppes Agrum and launching Aquafruit.

2019

SCHWEPPES RUSSCHIAN

A new drink with rich flavour and fruity sensation. Works remarkably well with vodka.
Pretty in Pink.

2016

TO YOUR HEALTH

Schweppes Agrum gets a new formula with less sugar. Also May Tea is launched, with 40% less sugar than most sugared drinks

2015

HELLO FRANCE

We enter the international market by moving our production from Genval to France.

2014

BEAM SUNTORY

The birth of the world’s 3rd largest premium spirits company: Beam Suntory inc.

2013

SCHWEPPES PREMIUM MIXER

A new range of mixers. The result of 230 years of experience and the recipes of renomated mixologists like Javier de las Muelas.

2009

TWO MAJOR
ACQUISITIONS

Suntory acquires the Frucor Group and the Orangina Schweppes Group.

2009

WHAT DID
YOU EXPECT?

A sensual and refined campaign to promote Schweppes. With Nicole Kidmans as our first muse.

2008

ORANGINA SCHWEPPES BELGIUM

Our new official name.

2003

NATURAL WATER SANCTUARY

Launch of Suntory’s Natural Water Sanctuary Project.

2001

WELCOME ORANGINA

Cadubry Schweppes buys Orangina-Pampryl from Pernod Ricard.

2001

WELCOME
SCHWEPPES AGRUM

Another Schweppes innovation. A mix of orange, grapefruit, tangerine and lime.

1989

CADBURY

Cadbury Schweppes acquires our existing franchise.

1963

SUNTORY BEER

launch of Suntory Beer and Suntory Limited.

1937

SUNTORY WISKY

Launch of Suntory Whisky Kakubin.

1935

ORANGINA

The world meets a new soft drink with orange pulp

1909

GENVAL

The Martins family starts a beverage company in the historic Genval.

1899

TORII SHOTEN

Shinjiro Torii, the founder of our spirit, starts to produce and sell wine

1870

SCHWEPPES INDIAN TONIC

A quinine based soft drink to answer malaria. English colonists in India added gin and lemon to soften the bitter taste. Cheers!

1783

SCHWEPPES
SODA WATER

Geneva jeweler Jacob Schweppe finds a way to carbonate water. The start of a new era and the birth of a new brand.