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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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Ben Cooper | 15 Sep 2017

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companies but finds many others to be worryingly off the pace. Ben Cooper reports.


Ben Cooper | 21 Aug 2017

Following the disbanding this week of two Presidential business advisory committees, Ben Cooper looks at Donald Trump’s relationship with business and suggests these events cannot be viewed as a standard contretemps between an interest group and the White House. A serious rift has developed and, on past record, the President will not be the one extending the olive branch.


Katy Askew | 13 Jul 2017

Significant changes are taking place in the way food manufacturers interact with their customers and consumers. Retail dynamics are evolving rapidly, with channel shifts, retailer consolidation and the ever growing importance of e-commerce shaking up the sector. Meanwhile, the consumer environment is developing at a faster pace than ever before. just-food looks at how PepsiCo is responding.


Ben Cooper | 6 Apr 2017

Front-of-pack nutritional labelling has long been a subject of fierce debate within the food industry - and between food companies and public health professionals. The launch of a coalition of multinational food and beverage companies aimed at fostering a harmonised approach across Europe, Ben Cooper writes, promises more of the same.

Latest Interviews

Dean Best | 4 Jun 2018

Amid the changes being seen in the types of food consumers are buying and in how they shop, the world's major food manufacturers are seeing their sales come under pressure and are looking at various ways to try to breathe fresh life into their top lines. Some have set up accelerator and incubator programmes to invest in fledgling companies. PepsiCo's European incubator, Nutrition Greenhouse, has returned for a second year and Dean Best spoke to the US giant's Juan Ignacio Amat to find out more.


Helen Arnold | 3 Jul 2017

PepsiCo is among the ranks of the world's largest food companies that are turning to the industry's start-ups and early-stage businesses for insight into tapping into the emerging consumer trends that are shaping the sector. The US snacks-to-cola giant has set up an "incubator" programme in Europe to support a select batch of businesses it says are providing "breakthrough nutrition". Helen Arnold spoke to Irina Turcan, the founder of one of the companies chosen, the UK-based Erbology.

Latest News

Andy Coyne | 19 Jul 2018

PepsiCo has signed a deal with Select Harvests to distribute the Australian firm's Lucky brand nuts, seeds and blends in China.


Simon Harvey | 16 Jul 2018

PepsiCo has revealed the ten companies that are the second intake for its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme in Europe.


Dean Best | 11 Jul 2018

PepsiCo has set up another incubator, adding to its Europe-focused Nutrition Greenhouse with a unit focusing on North America dubbed The Hive.


just-food.com | 6 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Dean Best | 26 Jun 2018

South Africa-based agri-food group Philafrica Foods is weighing up more acquisitions in the packaged food sector to follow its move for Pakworks, a local manufacturer of snacks for PepsiCo.


just-food.com | 22 Jun 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Dean Best | 29 May 2018

PepsiCo has agreed a deal to acquire US firm Bare Snacks for an undisclosed sum.


Dean Best | 17 May 2018

US meal-kit supplier Blue Apron has hired former PepsiCo executive Tim Bensley as its new CFO.


just-food.com | 17 May 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Andy Coyne | 16 May 2018

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo has announced that its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme is to return for a second year.


Andy Coyne | 7 May 2018

Food and drink industry powerhouses Nestle, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Mondelez International and PepsiCo are planning trials of their Evolved Nutrition Label (ENL) scheme in a number of unnamed EU member states.


Andy Coyne | 27 Apr 2018

Food and drink heavyweight PepsiCo is hoping better-for-you product lines can further boost its US snack sales.


just-food.com | 20 Apr 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


just-food.com | 12 Apr 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Dean Best | 11 Apr 2018

PepsiCo is launching a line of Quaker products in South Korea for the first time after striking a deal with local giant Lotte Confectionery.


Simon Harvey | 20 Mar 2018

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace International says some global food companies such as Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Ferrero and J.M. Smucker are failing to disclose their sources of palm oil despite an initiative to clamp down on deforestation by producers before the end of the decade.


just-food.com | 15 Mar 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Dean Best | 6 Mar 2018

PepsiCo has opened a new baby-food production line at its plant in the Russian city of Omsk.


Andy Coyne | 5 Mar 2018

Confectionery giant Mars has ended its involvement in the Evolved Nutrition Labelling (ENL) initiative.


Andy Coyne | 26 Feb 2018

A number of food companies have taken the opportunity to highlight new product development (NPD) at the important Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference in Boca Raton in the US. Here we round up the most eye-catching initiatives.


just-food.com | 16 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


just-food.com | 19 Jan 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Latest blogs

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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