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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

Beam Suntory to roll out "Scotch-infused" Bourbon 30 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory is to launch a Jim Beam extension mixed with Scotch exclusively into Travel Retail next year.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve 30 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has launched another extension to its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch brand.

Stolichnaya Elit Pristine Water Series Andean 30 Oct 14

Andy Morton

SPI Group has launched a limited-edition Stolichnaya extension made with spring water from the Andean Mountain foothills in the Araucania region of Chile.

W&M's The Dalmore Fortune Merita Collection 30 Oct 14

Andy Morton

Whyte & Mackay is to launch its first Travel Retail-exclusive range, The Dalmore Fortune Merita Collection, next year.

Suerte’s Single Barrel Extra Anejo 29 Oct 14

Olly Wehring

Suerte Tequila has added a five-year, single barrel iteration to its portfolio.

PepsiCo, SodaStream strike homemade beverage deal 27 Oct 14

James Wilmore

PepsiCo has struck a deal with SodaStream that will see new versions of its brands tested in the latter's home carbonation machines.

Latest blogs

Starbucks' new craft - beer-flavoured coffee 26 Sep 14

Andy Morton

Despite accounting for just a small percentage of overall sales, craft beer is making an impression on the US.

Keurig 2.0 launch bodes well for the Coca-Cola Co 26 Aug 14

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co's Keurig Cold machine won't be out until next year. But co-developer Keurig Green Mountain has given us a taste with the unveiling this weekend of another at-home beverage platform, the Keurig 2.0.

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