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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...

Focus: Mexico's obesity fight turns to advertising

Mexico is a country battling diet-related health problems. The nation's diabetes right is the highest among the members of the OECD. Last ye...

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Latest Interviews

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


PepsiCo chief scientific officer Dr Mehmood Khan 10 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo, discusses research and development with Olly Wehring, the editor of just-food sister site just-drinks. Khan discusses the changing role of research and development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

ASA bans Kellogg ad over nutritional claims 10 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

A UK ad for Special K Multi Grain Porridge has been banned by the advertising watchdog after PepsiCo questioned Kellogg's claims the product contained 30% less fat than rival lines.


Timeline: Danone under Franck Riboud 3 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Franck Riboud is to step down as CEO of Danone after 18 years at the helm of the French food giant. just-food takes a look at the highs and lows of Riboud's tenure.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 18 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Chiquita Brands International was in the limelight as it received an unsolicited takeover bid from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group. Elsewhere, ConAgra Foods announced the closure of two popcorn factories in Ohio, and Campbell Soup Co.'s Plum Baby business announced its exit from the UK. just-food's management briefing series took a trip to Japan to see how food companies can succeed in a low-growth market.


Aunt Jemima lawsuit "without merit", says PepsiCo 14 Aug 2014

Dean Best

PepsiCo has insisted a lawsuit over the Aunt Jemima brand seeking US$2bn in royalties is "without merit".


PepsiCo settles Quaker trans fat lawsuit 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Quaker Oats Co., a division of PepsiCo, has agreed to pay US$1.4m to settle a class action lawsuit claiming it deliberately and incorrectly labelled Quaker-branded products as being free from trans fats.

Latest blogs

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.


Could proxy fight hit PepsiCo? 17 Jul 2014

Dean Best

Nelson Peltz is not letting go. The US billionaire investor is continuing in his quest to get PepsiCo to split in two - and has reportedly suggested a proxy battle with the company could be on the horizon.

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