From Drinks To Drugs: DyDo Charts Course For Pharma Entry
A company with its main business in soft drinks and canned coffee might seem an unlikely entrant into the prescription pharma business, but Japan’s DyDo Group maintains it has solid reasons and a robust business plan for what it sees as an important future growth driver.
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