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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 | 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.


Ben Cooper | 16 Mar 2017

Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, reducing waste and supporting "adjustments" in food production methods to promote "healthy and sustainable diets". Ben Cooper looks at the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (Fresh) programme, which has initially been backed by 25 companies.

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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.


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.

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just-food.com | 15 Dec 2017

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.


Andy Coyne | 13 Dec 2017

PepsiCo has announced that UK based start-up Erbology is the winner of its incubator programme, Nutrition Greenhouse.


Andy Coyne | 12 Dec 2017

PepsiCo has launched its own deliveries in the UK of local snacks brand Walkers, previously distributed by grocery and tobacco wholesaler Palmer & Harvey, which went into administration last month.


just-food.com | 4 Dec 2017

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 | 21 Nov 2017

India's Parag Milk Foods has appointed PepsiCo executive Vimal Agarwal as its new CFO.


Dean Best | 20 Nov 2017

Beyti, an Egypt-based dairy and juice business owned by PepsiCo and Saudi Arabian food group Almarai, looks set to receive support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance its expansion.


Simon Harvey | 14 Nov 2017

Unilever and PepsiCo are among 150 signatories to have signed up to a move to ban oxo-degradable plastics used in packaging.


Simon Harvey | 20 Oct 2017

PepsiCo has completed the expansion of a Lay's potato crisps plant in Russia, the company's largest for the snack product in Europe, which will see capacity initially increase by 25%.


Dean Best | 19 Oct 2017

PepsiCo's business in New Zealand has turned to its operations in Australia for production as the snacks giant adjusts to a slump in the local potato crop after months of heavy rain in the country.


Andy Coyne | 10 Oct 2017

PepsiCo India CEO and chairman D. Shivakuman has resigned from the role after four years in the hot seat.


Andy Coyne | 9 Oct 2017

Food and drink giant PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division is launching Mac n' Cheetos into the freezer aisles of US supermarkets.


Dean Best | 5 Oct 2017

PepsiCo chairman and Indra Nooyi has outlined the US giant's caution as it surveys opportunities to add more health-focused businesses to its portfolio through M&A.


Simon Harvey | 14 Sep 2017

Strauss Group and PepsiCo's international venture Obela is to start selling hummus products in Germany.


Andy Coyne | 17 Aug 2017

PepsiCo is further broadening its Sunbites range in the UK with the launch of a line of nut mixes.


Dean Best | 10 Aug 2017

Israel-based Strauss Group has pointed to a "strong performance" from its "core" businesses in the second quarter, while booking a set of mixed first-half results on a GAAP basis.


Katy Askew | 20 Jul 2017

PepsiCo has promoted the CEO of its Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa unit, Ramon Laguarta, to the post of group president.


Dean Best | 13 Jul 2017

US dairy group HP Hood has snapped up a plant from Dairy Farmers of America that, before it had been acquired by the co-op, had been the hub of a failed venture between German yogurt giant Muller and PepsiCo.


Katy Askew | 11 Jul 2017

Snack-to-cereal food giant PepsiCo reaffirmed its full-year expectations today (11 July), when it reported what was described as a "strong" first-half performance.


Helen Arnold | 4 Jul 2017

PepsiCo is expanding its Quaker Oats range in the UK with the launch of a selection of products aimed to appeal to time-pressed consumers eating breakfast on-the-go.


Ben Cooper | 30 Jun 2017

Nestle, Unilever and PepsiCo have joined with other companies and financial institutions in a venture that aims to develop a new framework to encourage and measure long-term value creation.


Paula Krizanovic | 29 Jun 2017

Workers from PepsiCo blocked the entrance of a logistics facility 40km north-west of Buenos Aires today (29 June) to protest the US group's decision to shut down a nearby snacks plant.


Dean Best | 20 Jun 2017

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

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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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