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Comment: Danone, PepsiCo caught in Russia backlash

For US and European companies exporting products to Russia, the operating environment has been challenging to say the least. Recent comments...

Why analysts look beyond 2014 at Snyder's-Lance

Shares in Snyder's-Lance fell yesterday after the US snack group's third-quarter results missed Wall Street's expectations and the company r...

PepsiCo's response to Frito-Lay share squeeze

Frito-Lay, the North American snack business of PepsiCo, is responding to the slow erosion of its market share in a "disciplined" way, while...

Industry awaits WHO reply on beefed-up ad pledges

Companies including Nestle, General Mills and Mondelez International this week extended voluntary restrictions on how they market food to ch...

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 opens snacks plant in Saudi Arabia 17 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has opened a production facility for snack products in Saudi Arabia to service Middle Eastern markets.


PepsiCo trims Chicago workforce 12 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has confirmed plans to cut its Chicago-based workforce as part of its ongoing moves to improve productivity.


Lay's heads "billionaire food brands" list 12 Dec 2014

Dean Best

PepsiCo's Lay's snacks brand heads a list of the world's "billionaire food brands" compiled by industry analysts Euromonitor.


PepsiCo adds to Quaker portfolio 11 Dec 2014

Dean Best

PepsiCo has sought to tap into consumer interest in so-called super grains and in protein in the US with new products under its Quaker cereal brand.


PepsiCo launches Tostitos Rolls 8 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay snack business is launching Tostitos Rolls in the US.

Latest blogs

PepsiCo's Dewitos: A bridge too far? 11 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has continued to develop its strategy of trying to benefit from linking its Mountain Dew and Doritos brands. This time by combining the two. Literally.


Why Abdalla's exit does not change much at PepsiCo 7 Nov 2014

Dean Best

The departure of PepsiCo president Zein Abdalla from the US food and drinks giant was a surprise announcement - but investors are unlikely to be too concerned.

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