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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...

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...

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 cites benefits of keeping company together 20 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

PepsiCo has insisted its "better together" concept which draws on driving sales by combining its snacks and beverage businesses as one unit "is working".


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Mondelez 20 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Danone reported its full year numbers with a rise in organic sales but lower earnings on a reported basis. Elsewhere Mondelez acquired free-from snack maker Enjoy Life. The Consumer Analyst Group of New York also took place and featured presentations from Kellogg, PepsiCo and Mead Johnson. Here is the week in quotes


Food industry quotes of week: Mondelez, Kellogg 13 Feb 2015

Dean Best

It was a week of numbers on just-food, with PepsiCo, Kellogg, Flowers and Kraft all issuing a mixed bag of financial results. We were also present at Gulfood in Dubai this week, reporting on companies looking to make their mark in the Middle East. Elsewhere, Amira Nature Foods was caught up in corruption allegations and investment firm Arlon announced the acquisition of a stake in Brazilian frozen veg maker Grano Alimentos.


Food industry news of week: Amira, Kellogg 13 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Campbell Soup Co., ConAgra Foods and Kellogg all indicated they are finding the going tough in the US this week with cuts to financial forecasts. Away from the results, however, it was global rice supplier Amira Nature Foods that grabbed the headlines after being accused of corruption.


PepsiCo sees higher volumes but FX weighs 11 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

PepsiCo today (11 February) booked a fall in annual earnings as foreign exchange and an increase in some expenses hit the bottom line. Shares were nevertheless up in pre-market trade as the group's fourth-quarter numbers beat analyst forecasts.

Latest blogs

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.


Ocado shines but manufacturers see problems with shift to online 3 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Fifteen years after starting out, UK pure-play online grocer Ocado today (3 February) announced its first annual profit - and claimed the trend towards online shopping was continuing. Manufacturers are taking note and diverting more resources to the channel but are encountering challenges.

Company research

PepsiCo, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

PepsiCo, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, S

Synopsis Canadean's "PepsiCo, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contai...

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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 do Brasil Ltda in Packaged Food (Brazil)

PepsiCo do Brasil Ltda in Packaged Food (Brazil)

PepsiCo do Brasil is expected to strengthen its presence in biscuits through brand extensions of popular and traditional brands such as Toddy and Quaker, which received investment to introduce biscuit...

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