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PepsiCo underlines the challenge on health

PepsiCo yesterday (22 April) reported a set of solid underlying first-quarter results. But it was away from the numbers that the US food and...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

On the money: PepsiCo managing "volatile market"

With its exposure to volatile currencies and growing instability in developing countries, PepsiCo saw macro-economic issues weigh on its top...

M&A Watch: Who could be on 3G Capital's radar?

Given 3G Capital's industry focus, its background of partners and track-record, the next big takeover target for the co-owner of Heinz is al...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Miguel Bostock, CEO, US snack firm Wise 15 Sep 2014

Dean Best

US salty snacks group Wise Foods faces some stiff competition but under the ownership of Mexican Coke bottler Arca Continental it believes it can grow. With Arca eyeing rapid growth from its snacks businesses in the US and in South America, Wise Foods is looking to NPD - notably with Hispanic-inspired flavours - to drive sales. Dean Best discussed Wise Foods' strategy with CEO Miguel Bostock.


Interview: PepsiCo chief scientific officer: pt 2 29 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

In the second part of a two-part interview, Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer and head of global research and development at PepsiCo, gives Olly Wehring, editor of just-food sister site just-drinks, a tour of the inner workings of the food and beverage group's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department

Latest News

PepsiCo, PCPPI to make snacks in Philippines 19 May 2015

Katy Askew

PepsiCo and its local bottling partner, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc, are preparing to start manufacturing the Cheetos snack brand in the Philippines.


Food industry quotes of week: Gardein, Mondelez 1 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Mondelez International reported its first-quarter results, with news of a solid performance in China. Elsewhere, Associated British Foods announced the launch of a high-protein bread in New Zealand. Yves Potvin, founder of meat-free brand Gardein, spoke to just-food about its plans under the ownership of Pinnacle Foods. And Kerry Group said moves to reposition its portfolio to focus on snacking trends were paying off. Here is the week in quotes.


Orkla, PepsiCo expand Nordics deal 27 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Orkla is to distribute more PepsiCo products in the Nordic region, adding cereal and snacks lines to the juice brand Tropicana the company handles for the US giant.


PepsiCo launches Lay's Maxx in India 24 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

PepsiCo has launched a product under its Lay's potato chip brand in India.


Food industry news of week: Iglo, Blue Bell 24 Apr 2015

Dean Best

The EUR2.6bn sale of European frozen food giant and Birds Eye owner Iglo Group grabbed the headlines this week - and we looked at where the new owners - Nomad Holdings - could look next. Blue Bell Creameries, the US ice cream maker linked to a fatal listeria outbreak, was in the spotlight for very different reasons, pulling all its products from the market after fresh tests.

Latest blogs

PepsiCo secures NBA sponsorship deal 14 Apr 2015

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has honed in on a sponsorship deal with the National Basketball Association, replacing current sponsor and chief soft drinks rival The Coca Cola Co.


just-food all set for Gulfood 6 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.

Company research

PepsiCo Inc in Packaged Food (World)

PepsiCo Inc in Packaged Food (World)

In 2014, PepsiCo posted strong financials, and increased its returns to investors. Recent acquisitions/joint ventures, such as Tingyi, Müller Quaker and Wimm-Bill-Dann, as well as expansion into Brazi...

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Pepsico in Packaged Food (World)

Pepsico in Packaged Food (World)

In 2013, although heavily dependent on snacks, PepsiCo posted strong financials, and again increased its returns to investors. Recent acquisitions/joint ventures, such as Tingyi, Müller Quaker Dairy a...

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PepsiCo Alimentos SCA in Packaged Food (Venezuela)

PepsiCo Alimentos SCA in Packaged Food (Venezuela)

Within a very restrictive business environment, PepsiCo’s strategy is aimed at directing resources – both physical and human – towards core production lines which use local components (for example ext...

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