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PepsiCo to consider more re-franchising - CEO

PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and...

PepsiCo H1 & Q2 performance

Earlier today (23 July), PepsiCo reported its half-year and second-quarter results, with profits in the half-year rising by 3% on flat sales...

just The Preview - PepsiCo's Q2 & H1

PepsiCo will report its first-half results on Wednesday (23 July). Here just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in beverages...

A tobacco analogy soft drinks will want to embrace

It was possibly the high-point of recent hostilities between the soft drinks industry and health groups - a spate of headlines calling out s...

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer, Pt 2 22 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

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.

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer 10 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

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

PepsiCo drinks volumes rise but profits dip in Q2 23 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

PepsiCo has reported a 1% lift in beverage volumes in its second quarter, although net profits in the three-month period fell slightly.

Casino ends Coca-Cola Enterprises pricing spat 18 Jul 2014

Stuart Todd

Coca Cola Enterprises' full range of drinks is returning to French supermarket chain Casino's stores after a pricing spat which has lasted more than two months.

PepsiCo details latest quarterly dividend 18 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

PepsiCo has declared its latest quarterly dividend, which is a 15% rise on the same period last year.

Trade body hits back at soft drinks label plans 15 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Canada's soft drinks industry has defended its nutrition labels after the country's health authority proposed changes to make them easier to read.

Scotch whisky gets Myanmar legal protection boost 11 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Scotch whisky will receive better legal protection in Myanmar under new rules, while efforts to crack down on fake supplies are being stepped up.

Latest blogs

Indra Nooyi - a bare-footed hippie maybe, but don't call her company Pepsi 10 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

I'd imagine the term "hippie" is rarely used in a positive way in business circles.

The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 18 Nov 2013

James Wilmore

A round-up of the stories hitting the headlines on just-drinks last week

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