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PepsiCo is a international food, snack and beverage company. Founded by Donald M. Kendall and Herman Lay in 1965, PepsiCo is a public company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange as PEP. The head office for PepsiCo is located in Purchase in New York state, USA.

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How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

PepsiCo performance wows with surprising sparkle

As PepsiCo's leadership team presented the group's results yesterday (7 July) they could have summed up their core message to investors with...

Katy Askew | 4 Jul 2016

Hershey turned down a takeover approach from Mondelez International last week (30 June). At US$107 per share, the cash-and-shares offer valued the Reese's Pieces maker at approximately US$22.83bn. Here is just-food's summary of what you need to know about the deal. 

Ben Cooper | 7 Jun 2016

The US government has announced plans to cut the country's salt intake, a move some in campaign circles have been urging for nearly 40 years. The Food and Drug Administration's voluntary targets attracted support from NGOs and parts of the industry, although, as Ben Cooper writes, the reaction was not entirely positive.

Ben Cooper | 11 May 2016

Three of the seven issues on which Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign rates the world’s ten largest food and drinks companies relate directly to wages, workers’ rights and working conditions in their agricultural supply chains. Here, just-food sets out the NGO's evaluations under the three criteria - women, farmers and workers - along with the companies’ reactions.

Ben Cooper | 6 Apr 2016

Major corporations have joined with market researchers to form Paragon Partnerships which aims create an open-access information hub to support actions addressing the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Ben Cooper examines the aims behind the Unilever-led initiative and asks where companies draw the line between sharing sustainability information for the greater good and retaining insights that might offer competitive advantage.

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Ben Cooper | 13 Sep 2016

Today (13 September), PepsiCo publishes the first update on its "palm oil action plan". Ben Cooper spoke with Andrew Aulisi, senior director for global environmental policy at PepsiCo, about the progress to date and how the company's initial actions and achievements are likely to be received by environmental campaigners.

Ben Cooper | 2 Dec 2015

Assessing how sustainability fits within a business throws up a multitude of questions but three seem definitive. Is sustainability embedded throughout your company and enshrined in your strategy - and what do investors really think? Ben Cooper sought out one of the food industry's early movers, PepsiCo, for answers.

Latest News

Dean Best | 15 Feb 2017

PepsiCo, the US-based food and beverage giant, today (15 February) a slowing in its annual underlying sales growth but an improvement in its core profitability.

Dean Best | 3 Feb 2017

PepsiCo has added to its Sunbites range on sale in Australia with the launch of Grainy Funbites, a line targeted at children as they return to school after the summer holidays.

John Shepherd | 27 Jan 2017

PepsiCo is launching "dual-flavoured" tortilla chips under its Doritos brand in the UK.

John Shepherd | 19 Jan 2017

Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, reducing waste and supporting "adjustments" in food production methods to promote "healthy and sustainable diets".

John Shepherd | 13 Jan 2017

PepsiCo is launching a range of "premium" crisps in the UK, Walkers Mediterranean, cooked in "100% Spanish olive oil".

John Shepherd | 12 Jan 2017

PepsiCo has announced the launch of its Lay's Stax crisps sub-brand in Russia.

Andy Morton | 14 Dec 2016

PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is to join an advisory panel for Donald Trump just weeks after she unwittingly sparked a social media storm over the US President-elect.

Dean Best | 7 Dec 2016

PepsiCo is selling a Quaker breakfast kit in the US through Chef'd, the online meal kit business.

John Shepherd | 29 Nov 2016

PepsiCo has launched a cottage cheese product under its Merry Milkman brand in Kyrgyzstan with the start-up of a new production line at its Bishkeksut facility in the country.

Dean Best | 22 Nov 2016

Israel-based food and beverage company Strauss Group today (22 November) reported higher sales and earnings in the first nine months of 2016, with top-line growth at home and abroad.

John Shepherd | 18 Nov 2016

Fifteen companies have been named as members of the "inaugural class" of US Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions – a national campaign to recognise US businesses and organisations pledging concrete steps to reduce food loss and waste in their operations by 50% by 2030.

Dean Best | 18 Nov 2016

PepsiCo is taking aim at the Pringles brand in France with the local launch of its Lay's Stax sub-brand.

Dean Best | 17 Nov 2016

PepsiCo is to set up a baby food plant in Russia.

Katy Askew | 17 Nov 2016

PepsiCo is to work with conservation group The Nature Conservatory (TNC) to develop a water replenishment strategy for Latin America. 

Katy Askew | 7 Nov 2016

PepsiCo and Nomad Foods are reportedly among the latest companies asking supermarkets to raise the price of their brands due to devaluation of the sterling in the wake of the UK's decision to leave the EU. 

Katy Askew | 2 Nov 2016

PepsiCo and Ajinomoto are reportedly among the bidders aiming to take a stake in African dairy company Promasidor. 

Katy Askew | 17 Oct 2016

PepsiCo today (17 October) outlined a series of targets on selling healthier food and drinks and on trying to make its business more sustainable in areas including sourcing, water and waste.

Katy Askew | 29 Sep 2016

PepsiCo has slightly increased its earnings guidance, after reporting higher profits for the first nine months of its financial year. 

Dean Best | 23 Sep 2016

PepsiCo is taking its Quaker Oats porridge brand in the UK into the gluten-free category in a bid to tap into rising demand in the country for free-from food.

John Shepherd | 20 Sep 2016

Sabra Dipping Company, the US-based joint venture between PepsiCo and Israel's Strauss Group, has expanded its line of dips and spreads with the launch of Sabra Guacamole Grab N' Go.

Katy Askew | 16 Sep 2016

PepsiCo is targeting the UK popcorn category with the launch of a new brand, Pop Works & Company. 

Ben Cooper | 14 Sep 2016

PepsiCo has said it is "confident" it will meet the sustainability commitments laid out in its Palm Oil Action Plan. 

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has proven an outspoken chief at the snacks-to-soft drinks giant.

Dean Best | 7 Jul 2015

Just a week after the IGD issued forecasts for the growth of online grocery to 2020, analysts at Kantar Worldpanel today (7 July) issued their own take on the prospects for the channel. And the message to brands is clear: act now.

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Global Sports Nutrition Market 2016-2020

Global Sports Nutrition Market 2016-2020

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