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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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Dean Best | 11 Nov 2018

PepsiCo's third acquisition in five months has seen the US group snap up UK firm Pipers Crisps, a business in its core category – but the snacks giant will have to think carefully about how to grow the business.


Wang Fangqing | 16 Aug 2018

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Western eating habits. But what must manufacturers do to tap that demand? Wang Fangqing reports in this second part of just-food’s in-depth look at the category.


Wang Fangqing | 15 Aug 2018

China has been a key target for multinational food companies for decades but success has varied by category. Western-style breakfast cereal has not made the advances seen in other parts of the industry but, as Wang Fangqing reports, that is gradually changing.


Dean Best | 8 Aug 2018

Indra Nooyi is stepping down as PepsiCo CEO, to be replaced by another 20-year company veteran, group president Ramon Laguarta. What could lie ahead for the food and beverage giant? Dean Best reports.

Latest Interviews

Simon Harvey | 14 Jan 2019

Karen Scott, the co-leader of PepsiCo's European Nutrition Greenhouse incubator, discusses identifying potential investment partners in on-trend or obscure brand propositions.


Dean Best | 18 Sep 2018

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.

Latest News

Dean Best | 11 Jan 2019

PepsiCo has offloaded a breakfast cereal brand in Scandinavia, the new owner of the range of porridge said today (11 January).


Dean Best | 11 Jan 2019

Ramon Laguarta, the CEO of PepsiCo, has been handed another senior role at the US-based food and beverage giant.


Simon Harvey | 9 Jan 2019

An Israel-based start-up has emerged as the winner of food and drink giant PepsiCo's European incubator programme. 


Dean Best | 18 Dec 2018

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Simon Harvey | 7 Dec 2018

The UK's competition watchdog is inviting feedback over a recently-announced deal involving US-based food and beverage giant PepsiCo.


Simon Harvey | 28 Nov 2018

Consumer-goods giant PepsiCo, the owner of Lay's crisps and Quaker cereal, plans to launch trials of 'traffic light' nutrition labels in more markets in Europe.


Simon Harvey | 20 Nov 2018

Consumer-goods giants Nestle, Mondelez International and Unilever among manufacturers to suspend trials of a labelling system.


Simon Harvey | 16 Nov 2018

Global food and drinks manufacturer PepsiCo is investing in an existing manufacturing plant in Ukraine for the production of crisps.


Simon Harvey | 12 Nov 2018

US-based food and drinks giant PepsiCo has named the businesses that will take part in its incubator programme in North America.


Andy Coyne | 9 Nov 2018

Mark Schiller, the new CEO of US food group Hain Celestial, has told analysts how he intends to improve the company's fortunes.


Simon Harvey | 5 Nov 2018

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo, the owner of snacks brands including Walkers and Lay's, has struck a deal to buy a UK crisp business.


just-food.com | 2 Nov 2018

This week's product news includes a new snacks brand from PepsiCo in the US and Kellogg adding to its portfolio of products on sale in India.


Simon Harvey | 31 Oct 2018

US food and drinks giant PepsiCo has snapped up "superfood" snacks maker Health Warrior.


Dean Best | 29 Oct 2018

Nestlé, Unilever and Danone are among the consumer-goods companies to have signed a new commitment on plastic packaging.


Andy Coyne | 26 Oct 2018

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo is targeting having 25% recycled plastic content in its product packaging by 2025.


just-food.com | 26 Oct 2018

This week's product news includes PepsiCo preparing plans to launch into dairy-alternatives in the US and Atlantic Natural Foods set to take its plant-based Loma Linda range into the UK.


Andy Coyne | 10 Oct 2018

UK-based environmental pressure group Greenpeace has cited household-name food producers in a list of the top ten worst offenders when it comes to throwaway plastic.


Simon Harvey | 3 Oct 2018

US food and drinks giant PepsiCo has upgraded its full-year organic growth outlook based on the "strength" of its half-year results.


Andy Coyne | 1 Oct 2018

Food and beverage giants Unilever, Nestle and Coca-Cola have all made it through to the second stage of bidding for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, according to reports from the country.


Simon Harvey | 26 Sep 2018

A clutch of international food giants have signed a voluntary pledge with authorities in Saudi Arabia to cut the sugar, salt and fat content in their products.


Andy Coyne | 25 Sep 2018

PepsiCo has announced the completion of new investment projects at its Rubtsovsk dairy plant in Russia.


just-food.com | 21 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

Latest blogs

Andy Coyne | 5 Oct 2018

PepsiCo-owned UK crisp maker Walkers has introduced a new recycling scheme after pressure from environmental campaigners.


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

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