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Simon Harvey

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PepsiCo will invest the money in Hispanic businesses over five yearsPepsiCo to invest $170m in Hispanic businesses, promote diversity 19 October 2020

PepsiCo is to spend US$170m on an initiative to increase the representation of the Hispanic community across its US business.

The GI list includes Chinese baijiu brandsEU-China agree on geographical protections for beverages 15 September 2020

The European Union and China have signed a reciprocal agreement to protect the names of 100 food and beverage products on both sides from "usurpation and imitation".

PepsiCo said Kanioura joins the company from professional services firm AccenturePepsiCo appoints AI specialist as chief strategy officer 15 September 2020

PepsiCo has appointed artificial intelligence expert Athina Kanioura to the newly-created role of chief strategy and transformation officer.

Chobani Probiotic contains whole grain oats and fruit juiceUS yoghurt maker Chobani rolls out probiotic fruit drink 22 July 2020

Chobani, the US business that started out producing Greek-style yogurts, has unveiled a fruit-based probiotic beverage.

Rude Health produces a range of cereals as well as dairy milk alternativesUK plant-based drinks maker Rude Health sells minority stake to PepsiCo 18 June 2020

Rude Health, a London-based cereal and dairy-free beverages maker, has sold a minority stake to PepsiCo.

PepsiCo is to spread its donation around the worldPepsiCo provides US$45m to ease global coronavirus hardship 3 April 2020

US beverage giant PepsiCo is putting up US$45m to help fight the global battle against coronavirus, including buying protective gear for frontline workers.

PepsiCo is recruiting in the USPepsiCo offers North America staff COVID-19 compensation 23 March 2020

PepsiCo plans to take on 6,000 new US-based workers to meet the extra off-premise demand from the COVID-19 outbreak, while preparing compensation packages for its existing employees across the country.

Coca-Cola helped set up dairy business Fairlife in 2012The Coca-Cola Co takes full ownership of dairy business Fairlife 6 January 2020

The Coca-Cola Co has taken full control of Fairlife after buying a complete stake in the milk beverages company.

Ocean Spray produces a number of cranberry-based juicesOcean Spray names former Kraft Heinz executive Daniel Cunha as CFO 5 December 2019

US beverage group Ocean Spray Cranberries has appointed ex-Kraft Heinz man Daniel Cunha as its finance chief.

Champagne could reportedly face a US import tax of as much as 100%EU pledges "riposte" to US threat of Champagne import tariff - report 3 December 2019

The US Government has included Champagne on a list of French imports facing potential tariffs in retaliation for a tax on American tech firms.

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