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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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Analysis: Lack of harmony in Europe on labelling

Front-of-pack nutritional labelling has long been a subject of fierce debate within the food industry - and between food companies and publi...

Analysis: Aiming for fresh start for food systems

Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, red...

Katy Askew | 9 Nov 2016

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of America. His eleventh-hour election success defied the pollsters as first the key swing state of Florida fell, followed by North Carolina, Ohio and finally Pennsylvania. With big business largely backing Clinton, pundits are framing Trump's win as further evidence of disillusionment with the so-called political and business classes. just-food examines the implications of the election result for the global food sector. 

John Shepherd | 8 Jul 2016

As PepsiCo's leadership team presented the group's results yesterday (7 July) they could have summed up their core message to investors with a blast from the past: "You've got a lot to live, and Pepsi's got a lot to give". That slogan from the early 1970s would be too tame for today's app hungry consumers and investors who demand infinite fizz in terms of products, ideas and healthy dollar returns. But the slogan did sum up the mood as PepsiCo reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates and the firm boosted its full-year forecast, helped by rising sales of snacks and soft drinks in North America.

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.

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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.

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Dean Best | 20 Jun 2017

PepsiCo is adding protein-enhanced versions to its line of Quaker Oat So Simple porridge products in the UK.

Dean Best | 15 Jun 2017

PepsiCo has revealed it could look to acquire a stake in one of the companies it is backing with its recently-launched incubator programme in Europe.

Dean Best | 15 Jun 2017

PepsiCo has chosen to back fledgling food and ingredient suppliers in six European markets through its new "incubator" programme.

Dean Best | 14 Jun 2017

J&F Investimentos, the Brazilian holding company behind local meat giant JBS, has refuted a report claiming it has hired banks to advise on the possible sale of another asset, dairy company Vigor.

John Shepherd | 12 Jun 2017

PepsiCo's has starting to make Doritos nacho chips brand in India using "locally-sourced ingredients".

Dean Best | 9 Jun 2017

PepsiCo has rolled out its US vegetable snacks brand Off The Eaten Path in the UK.

John Shepherd | 2 Jun 2017

PepsiCo has launched a "100% gluten-free oats" Quaker product in Spain, 18 months after the US group launched its flagship cereal brand in the country.

John Shepherd | 16 May 2017

Food giants have joined forces to call for the "urgent adoption" of nutrient profiles in the EU to ensure nutrition and health claims made for food products are genuine.

Helen Arnold | 11 May 2017

PepsiCo has become the latest multinational food giant to sign a "partnership" deal with Chinese online retailer Alibaba.

Helen Arnold | 9 May 2017

PepsiCo has confirmed it is to close its manufacturing site in Peterlee in the north of England by the end of the year, with the loss of all 380 jobs.

John Shepherd | 8 May 2017

PepsiCo is making its first move into India's growing dairy market with the launch of a ready-to-drink milk product under its Quaker Oats brand.

Katy Askew | 26 Apr 2017

PepsiCo reaffirmed its guidance for full-year earnings today (26 April) as the US snack and cereal maker delivered first-quarter profits slightly ahead of market expectations. 

John Shepherd | 11 Apr 2017

PepsiCo today (11 April) launched a call for applications for a business incubator programme to "nurture the growth of emerging nutrition, health and wellness brands" in the food and beverage sector.

John Shepherd | 7 Apr 2017

PepsiCo said today (7 April) it is putting one of its Russian dairy production plants up for sale to focus on developing other facilities in the country.

John Shepherd | 23 Mar 2017

PepsiCo has expanded its portfolio in India with a line of breakfast dishes under the Quaker brand based on local, traditional delicacies.

Katy Askew | 17 Mar 2017

PepsiCo has added a new line to manufacture children's yogurt at its dairy production facility in Nizhny Novgorod in Russia. 

Katy Askew | 17 Mar 2017

PepsiCo is rolling out a new potato snack under its Lay's brand in the US. 

Dean Best | 10 Mar 2017

One of the six food and beverage heavyweights aiming for the introduction of "harmonised" nutrition labels across the EU has said the companies would want to "integrate" information on portion sizes into the labels already used on packaging in the UK.

Dean Best | 9 Mar 2017

Nestle, Unilever and PepsiCo are among the food companies that are to work on devising colour-coded nutrition labels to put on products on sale in the EU.

Dean Best | 8 Mar 2017

PepsiCo is reportedly in talks to acquire Brazil-based dairy group Vigor Alimentos.

Katy Askew | 3 Mar 2017

Commenting on topics as diverse as sugar reduction, job cuts and M&A, here is a summary of the food industry's week in its own words. 

John Shepherd | 2 Mar 2017

PepsiCo is planning to close a Walkers crisps plant in north-eastern England.

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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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