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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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Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main food sector incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers....

China breakfast cereal - how to tap future growth

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Weste...


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.


Dean Best | 6 Aug 2018

Indra Nooyi is to step down as PepsiCo CEO in October after more than a decade at the helm of the US food and beverage giant. just-food looks at the stand-out moments and manoeuvres under Nooyi at the Quaker, Lay's and Pepsi maker.


David Burrows | 29 May 2018

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months and, in response, there has been a flurry of food companies announcing pledges on their use of packaging. The pressure is on to act. However, David Burrows argues businesses should be mindful before leaping on the latest developments in packaging while NGOs are arguing some of the companies' commitments are far from ambitious.

Latest Interviews

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.


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.

Latest News

Andy Coyne | 6 Sep 2018

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo is duplicating its European start-up incubator programme Nutrition Greenhouse in the US and Canada.


Andy Coyne | 5 Sep 2018

Stir-Pacifica, a California-based portfolio company of private-equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired local peer Sabra Dipping Co.’s salsa business. 


Andy Coyne | 22 Aug 2018

Reports suggest that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s plan to sell off its Horlicks food and beverage brand and the wider health nutrition business is gaining momentum.


just-food.com | 17 Aug 2018

This week's round-up of the most notable product development from the international food sector includes PepsiCo taking Quaker into the chilled aisle in the US and Aldi's latest NPD offensive in the country.


Simon Harvey | 15 Aug 2018

Egyptian dairy business Beyti is to get a US$44m loan from the European development bank EBRD to fund new investments and refinance debt.


just-food.com | 9 Aug 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 Aug 2018

PepsiCo today (6 August) announced company president Ramon Laguarta is to succeed Indra Nooyi as the US food and drinks giant's new CEO.


Andy Coyne | 6 Aug 2018

PepsiCo has revealed it is planning to spend US$100m on expanding its food facility in Shanghai.


Dean Best | 2 Aug 2018

PepsiCo has relaunched its Quaker cereals in the UK, with the products now containing less sugar.


Andy Coyne | 1 Aug 2018

Sabra Dipping Company, the US-based joint venture between PepsiCo and Israel's Strauss Group, is expanding its hummus-making facility in Virginia.


Dean Best | 31 Jul 2018

PepsiCo is to expand a snacks production site in the US, according to elected officials in the city where the facilities are located.


just-food.com | 26 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.


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.

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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