- 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.
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.
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.
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.
- Pokka rolled out the first ever cashless vending machine that accepts payment for ready-to-drink beverages.
- 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.
The vibrant spirit of Pokka is fuelled by quality centred innovation.
Established in January 1977 by Pokka Sapporo Food & Beverage Limited (previously known as Pokka Corporation Japan), Pokka is a leading food and beverage group in Singapore and the Asia Pacific. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of beverages under the reputed brand name "Pokka" and also owns and operates restaurant chains, serving varied culinary delights.
A continuous focus on quality improvement and the implementation of innovative systems and processes, along with the numerous years of experience in the food and beverage industry, helps Pokka retain its position as one of the best in the industry.
Today, Pokka is an undeniable presence in the ready-to-drink beverage market with a brand name that symbolises health, vitality and freshness. The Group has had successful expansion plans executed in over 50 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Europe and is constantly looking for new opportunities.
We provide specialized high quality products and services so as to establish a unique position in the Food & Beverage business in Asia and all over the World.
Our mission is to be an excellent Food and Beverage company that is committed to satisfying customers, employees and shareholders.
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A rich history that spans more than half a century, Pokka is a leader in the FMCG sector. The successes of products locally and internationally, have driven the company to embark on a relentless pursuit of excellence in every capacity.
Over 40 flavours for the consumer to choose from is the result of painstakingly hard work from the R&D division. Pokka believes in flavours that can touch the heart of the individual and local taste buds were catered for with various local delights.
The Pokka brand is far reaching with products found in over 60 countries. This is testament to Pokka’s first class international distribution system and quality products. Millions around the world can now enjoy all the wonderful flavours Pokka has to offer.
Over the years, Pokka has gained much recognition that has contributed to the growth and goodwill of the company. Pokka has won more than 5 prestigious awards and certifications. These encourage Pokka to further better its standards and win customer approval.
Based on AC Nielsen's market track, Pokka's ready-to-drink (RTD) tea is the No.1 in Singapore in terms of sales value and volume. This seals Pokka's standing as a leading total beverage company in Singapore and the region.
Pokka has over 1,000 vending machines at convenient locations across Singapore, such as schools, army camps, community centres, and shopping malls. These allow consumers to quench their thirst anywhere, anytime.