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PepsiCo's Q1 results - Preview

PepsiCo will report its first-quarter results on Monday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in beverages for the t...

The strategic priorities behind PepsiCo shake-up

News that PepsiCo has reorganised its senior management team following the departure of Frito-Lay North America CEO Tom Greco prompted a flu...

Lucy Britner | 21 Mar 2016

A spoonful of sugar was long thought to help the medicine go down. These days, the medicine is more of a tough pill to swallow - especially for soft drinks producers.

Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2015

Today, Britvic posted a 3% dip in sales in its full-year results as profits rose. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the 52-weeks to 27 September. 

Olly Wehring | 24 Nov 2015

In a developed market where the top two players account for over two-thirds of total volumes, smaller players would be forgiven for thinking they had far less to go at, compared to in the newer, emerging markets. But, present size is not relative to future growth potential, as one analyst has explored this week.

Ben Cooper | 30 Oct 2015

Setting an ambitious target and just failing to meet it is surely better than settling for an easy one and romping home with time to spare but, Ben Cooper writes, when setting stretching sustainability targets, companies risk having to admit failure and are judged harshly when they do.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 2014

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 20 May 2016

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.

Olly Wehring | 17 May 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is worst-placed among soft drinks companies to deal with consumers' and regulators' concerns about sugared drinks globally, an analyst has warned.

Andy Morton | 17 May 2016

PepsiCo has taken its AMP Energy brand into the growing world of e-sports and gaming for the first time through a link-up with live streaming platform Twitch.

Andy Morton | 10 May 2016

PepsiCo is to roll out a new global emoji marketing campaign for Pepsi that includes a series of five-second TV ads.

Lucy Britner | 22 Apr 2016

A spokesperson for PepsiCo has confirmed to just-drinks the appointment of a new SVP & global chief information officer at the company. 

Lucy Britner | 20 Apr 2016

PepsiCo has launched a new line of flavoured sparkling waters as it continues to innovate outside of soda. 

Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2016

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has outlined the company's plans to capitalise on growing health and wellness trends. 

Lucy Britner | 18 Apr 2016

PepsiCo has reported a lift in sales and operating profits for its North America Beverages (NAB) division, though group sales and profits were down. 

Olly Wehring | 13 Apr 2016

Pepsi Bottling Ventures has consolidated two of its facilities in North Carolina into a new site in Harrisburg.

Andy Morton | 31 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has confirmed the launch of its latest "craft" soda, Pepsi-Cola 1893.

Lucy Britner | 31 Mar 2016

PepsiCo is to launch its Mountain Dew Black Label brand across the US following trials at college campuses. 

Lucy Britner | 31 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has promoted the CEO of its North America Beverages unit to head up its total North America operations, prompting one analyst to suggest that he could be in line to take over as group CEO.

Lucy Britner | 22 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has made its first move into cold-pressed juice in the US, with the launch of five products under its Naked brand.

Lucy Britner | 21 Mar 2016

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi received a 17.6% pay increase in 2015, as she hit targets outlined to shareholders.

Andy Morton | 17 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has launched a yerba mate version of its Brisk iced tea brand.

Lucy Britner | 10 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has appointed the chairman of media company NBCUniversal International Group, Cesar Conde, to its board as an independent member. 

Andy Morton | 2 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has expanded the launch of 7UP Free Mojito across Europe.

Olly Wehring | 24 Feb 2016

Refresco Gerber has lined up the purchase of a PepsiCo-owned bottling plant in Germany.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

PepsiCo has released a lower-calorie version of its AMP Energy product with added vitamin C, in the US.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

PepsiCo has launched a global TV ad for its Pepsi brand as it completes its first year of a major European soccer sponsorship deal

Andy Morton | 3 Feb 2016

PepsiCo is to nudge Pepsi into the New York limelight with a cocktail bar in the city, dedicated to the taste of the kola nut.

Andy Morton | 29 Jan 2016

Illinois soft drinks maker Cool Mountain Beverages has launched a new 'craft' soda, Chicago Draft Style Ginger Ale.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 8 Apr 2016

The drinks industry could do more to benefit from new technology.

Andy Morton | 31 Mar 2016

The soft drinks world is abuzz today over what an executive shake-up at PepsiCo might mean to on-going speculation over CEO Indra Nooyi's successor.

Company research

PepsiCo, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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PepsiCo: Does Trian have a case for a spinoff?

PepsiCo: Does Trian have a case for a spinoff?

This case study explores why activist Investor Nelson Peltz is advocating that PepsiCo should separate its drinks and snacks divisions. It assesses the case for and against division, and considers whe...

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Cía de Bebidas Pepsico SA in Soft Drinks (Spain)

Cía de Bebidas Pepsico SA in Soft Drinks (Spain)

Cía de Bebidas Pepsico continued to struggle to maintain its volume sales in the current economic scenario. In 2013 the company focused on two fronts in order to reverse the downwards trend in consump...

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