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Andy Morton

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Suntory is speculated to have appointed a new CEOJAPAN: Suntory silent on new CEO reports 24 June 2014

Suntory Holdings has yet to officially confirm reports it has appointed a new chief executive.


Peltz unrelenting in quest to get PepsiCo to split in twoUS: Publish data to explain yourself, Peltz tells PepsiCo 14 March 2014

Nelson Peltz has called on PepsiCo to deliver "not just platitudes and rhetoric", in an open letter demanding the food and drinks giant outline in detail why it refuses to split its beverage and snacks units.


JAPAN: Suntory Food & Beverage "hits pause on M&A" 6 December 2013

Suntory Food & Beverage is to hold off on acquisitions for the next year, its CEO has said in an interview.


Suntory saw sales and profits increase in the first halfJAPAN: Suntory Beverage & Food posts H1 profit jump 6 August 2013

Suntory Beverage & Food, the owner of Asian food business Cerebos Group, has doubled first-half profits in its first financial statement since it started trading on the Tokyo stock exchange.


JAPAN: Suntory prices IPO for drink, food business 24 June 2013

Suntory Holdings aims to raise JYN388bn (US$4bn) when it lists its food and soft drinks unit next week.


PepsiCo released its FY numbers todayUS: PepsiCo posts profits fall as 53rd week bites back 14 February 2013

PepsiCo has posted a fall in full-year profits and sales as a 53rd week in 2011 results left a tough comparison.


PureCircle said it has signed a number of supply dealsUS: PureCircle forecasts 80% jump in H1 sales 7 January 2013

PureCircle, a producer of stevia ingredients, expects first-half sales to surge as food and beverage companies sign up for the natural sweetener.


PepsiCo opens Shanghai R&D siteCHINA: PepsiCo opens Shanghai R&D facility 13 November 2012

PepsiCo has unveiled a new US$40m research and development centre in Shanghai today (13 November), its largest outside of the US.


PepsiCo announced a "reset" in FebruaryUS: PepsiCo president departs, replaced by Europe chief 12 September 2012

PepsiCo's president John Compton has left the group after less than eight months in the role.


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