Sapporo set for talks amid Sleeman Breweries strike

Sapporo’s Canadian beer unit, Sleeman Breweries, has said it is seeking a quick end to a factory dispute after 80 workers went on strike. Production staff at the Sleeman-Unibroue plant in Chambly, Québec, set up picket lines last week after negotiations …
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