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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...

PepsiCo US snacks arm upbeat

PepsiCo is confident its US snacks business can deliver a best-in-class top-line performance despite its recent slowdown in sales growth....

Analysis: Market bets on higher Chiquita offer

Chiquita Brands International has rejected a takeover approach from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group and investment firm Safra Group in f...

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

Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 13 Oct 2014

Dean Best

just-food reported direct from the annual IGD industry convention in London this week, with a leading light in the grocery retail sector ruffling a few feathers with comments about manufacturers and retailers. Elsewhere, China's Bright Food made its latest deal in Europe, with the acquisition of Filippo Berio olive oil owner Salov and we interviewed the CEO of Finsbury Food Group after the UK baker announced a move for local peer Fletchers Group.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 13 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Emmi flogged its Italian Trentilatte yoghurt business, while Kellogg sold the Loma Linda brand to Atlantic Natural Foods. Elsewhere, UK baker Finsbury Food Group moved to buy local peer Fletchers Group, while US private-equity firm BBX Capital made its second confectionery acquisition in a week. At the annual IGD Convention in London, UK retail veteran Andrew Higginson caused a stir by hitting out at the country's grocers.


PepsiCo raises earnings forecast 9 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has upped its forecast for annual earnings after booking year-on-year sales and profit growth in the first nine months of 2014.


PepsiCo launches Quaker Caldo line in Philippines 9 Oct 2014

Dean Best

PepsiCo has rolled out a line of caldo - a porridge-style product - in the Philippines under its Quaker brand.


PepsiCo signs farming deal in Vietnam 8 Oct 2014

Dean Best

PepsiCo has struck a deal in Vietnam the snacks giant said will ensure it receives a "sustainable" supply of potatoes.

Latest blogs

Analysts call for PepsiCo to sell off Quaker 16 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

With sales under pressure and margins precarious, PepsiCo should sell off its Quaker North America business, Jefferies analysts argued today (16 October).


PepsiCo's tweet-to-eat vending machine 3 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

PepsiCo has devised a new way to connect with today's tech-savvy consumer - a Twitter-activated vending machine.

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