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PepsiCo to fight "severe" climate change threat with US renewables switch

15 Jan 2020

The new decade will be "critical for the future of our planet's health", according to PepsiCo's CEO, as the company announced plans to move to 100% renewable electricity in the US.

PepsiCo releases more details on India snacks plant

13 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has revealed more details on the plans it has for a new snacks factory in India after the US major received the green light for the project.

New products - Mars links up with Burton's to take Maltesers brand into biscuits; Nomad Foods launches Green Cuisine range in Germany; Tofurky rolls out plant-based burger

10 Jan 2020

This week's batch of new products includes Unilever launching Magnum Ruby ice cream, Mars and Burton's teaming up on biscuits and lower-sugar kids' SKUs from Lactalis' Siggi's.

PepsiCo takes stake in Ethiopian crisps firm Senselet

7 Jan 2020

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has taken a stake in an Ethiopian crisps firm founded by a Dutch investment company.

Schwan's names PepsiCo exec Roberto Rios as marketing chief

12 Dec 2019

Schwan's, the US frozen-foods business majority-owned by South Korea group CJ CheilJedang, has hired a new chief marketing officer.

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

US start-up Caulipower features alongside Big Food in product innovation awards

4 Dec 2019

Food industry start-up Caulipower has been included in a list of product innovation winners in the consumer packaged goods space.

PepsiCo swoops for PopCorners owner BFY Brands

2 Dec 2019

PepsiCo, the US snacks behemoth behind brands including Lay's and Doritos, is to acquire a private-equity-owned business in its domestic market.

PepsiCo to invest in Spain production

29 Nov 2019

US giant PepsiCo is investing in its snacks production network in Spain, from where the company exports to a number of markets across Europe.

Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

29 Nov 2019

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

Global food industry M&A in Q3 markedly up on previous quarter 

28 Nov 2019

Global food industry M&A deals totalled US$10.28bn in Q3, 2019, a significant increase on Q2's figure, it has been revealed.

PepsiCo pulls Quaker breakfast drink in another market

18 Nov 2019

PepsiCo has decided to stop selling its Quaker breakfast drinks in another market, a matter of months after pulling the product in the UK.

Cereal isn’t dead - it just needs better strategy and some ‘snap, crackle and pop’

17 Oct 2019

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino takes a close look at the US cereal category and suggests ways in which product providers might up their game.

New products - PepsiCo debuts Smart50 popcorn in US; UK's Piccolo launches bio-based baby food pouches; Del Monte Foods launches cauliflower-based Contadina Pizzettas

11 Oct 2019

US giants Kraft Heinz is among the food companies to have rolled out eye-catching new products this week.

PepsiCo launches 'green bond' to fund sustainability initiatives

8 Oct 2019

US food and beverages heavyweight PepsiCo has announced plans which it says will help it fund its sustainability programme.

Nestle calls on industry to improve on deforestation

2 Oct 2019

Nestlé has admitted it will miss a 2020 target on deforestation it set ten years ago - but the company has set out how it believes the wider industry can end the practice.

PepsiCo invests again in Indiana snacks plant

30 Sep 2019

PepsiCo is investing again in a snacks manufacturing plant in the US state of Indiana to add a production line.

Almarai to boost subsidiaries after EBRD loan boost

30 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabian dairy company Almarai has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

PepsiCo to cease snacks production in Philippines

25 Sep 2019

PepsiCo plans to cease production of snacks in a market in south-east Asia to focus resources on its "core" business lines. 

PepsiCo lines up business hub for India

16 Sep 2019

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo plans is set to open a business service centre in India later this year.

PepsiCo sells Danish oatmeal brand Ota Solgryn to Crispy Food

9 Sep 2019

PepsiCo, the US food giant behind Quaker porridge, has sold another brand of breakfast cereal in Denmark.

PepsiCo de-lists Walkers Tear 'n' Share crisps

27 Aug 2019

Global food and drinks giant PepsiCo is to discontinue one of its Walkers crisps ranges in the UK, citing sales that came in below expectations.

New products - Dairy Farmers of America 'blended' milk drinks; PepsiCo's Hint of Salt crisps from Walkers; Kellogg new category for RXBar; Halo Top takes bars to Canada

16 Aug 2019

This week's most notable new products include Dairy Farmers of America 'blended' milk drinks and a new food-to-go range from Quorn Foods.

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

13 Aug 2019

Using data from just-food.com and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged food sector in the first half of the year.

PepsiCo plans to set up snacks plant in India

29 Jul 2019

US food and drinks giant PepsiCo has set out plans to set up a new production facility serving one of its core businesses in India.

PepsiCo to buy stake in Chinese "health food" firm Natural Food International Holding

26 Jul 2019

PepsiCo is to invest in a Hong Kong-listed, China-based "health food" business, according to a local stock-exchange filing.

PepsiCo's Pioneer-led Africa push may face challenges

22 Jul 2019

Andy Coyne looks at PepsiCo's plans in sub-Saharan Africa after the US giant announced it is to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group.

PepsiCo moves to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group

19 Jul 2019

PepsiCo has swooped to buy a South Africa-based food and drinks manufacturer with a bid worth around US$1.7bn, the US giant has announced.

PepsiCo planning to invest further in international snacking operations

10 Jul 2019

PepsiCo is planning to invest further in its international snacking operations after experiencing growth in quarter two of 2019.

New products - PepisCo adds to Walkers Crisps range with Oven Baked with Veg; Mars launches M&M's Block to UK; Premier takes Loyd Grossman into food-to-go with Pasta Italia Pots

5 Jul 2019

This week's batch of new products includes US confectionery giant Mars launching Skittles Dips in the UK and Nestle debuting Edible Cookie Dough in the US.

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