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PepsiCo to close Russian juice plant

2 Mar 2015

PepsiCo has confirmed it is to shut one of its fruit juice plants in Russia.

June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part I

6 Jul 2010

The rise of the world’s large emerging markets, Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico - or BRICM to give them their popular acronym - has been especially significant for the drinks industry. With its array of international and local brands and a growing inquisitiveness of consumers worldwide towards foreign drinks, the drinks industry is a good fit for globalisation.

June Management Briefing - The BRICM Markets – Part III: Russia

6 Jul 2010

Russia has a strong drinks sector, especially for spirits, beer and juices. Alcoholic beverage makers are having to deal with flat sales on the domestic market and a government determined to reduce alcohol consumption, forcing quality producers to look to export sales to boost profits.

US: PepsiCo cost cuts drive Q3 earnings growth

8 Oct 2009

Falling costs and investments in innovation have helped PepsiCo today (8 October) reported a solid profit performance in its third quarter of 2009, despite a dip in revenues.

Insight - Pepsi Bottling Group sees healthier drinks trends

6 Oct 2009

Pepsi Bottling Group has reported an uplift in consumer demand for soft drinks across Europe and Mexico in the third quarter, but conditions in the US are likely to remain challenging.

RUSSIA: Weak rouble weighs on Wimm-Bill-Dann H1, warns of tough H2

4 Sep 2009

Russian food and beverage group Wimm-Bill-Dann has posted a jump in second-quarter earnings, although a weak rouble weighed on half-year profits.

RUSSIA: PepsiCo, Pepsi Bottling Group to spend $1bn

6 Jul 2009

PepsiCo and its bottling affiliate, Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG), is to invest US$1bn in Russia over the next three years.

US: PepsiCo upbeat on FY, despite Q1 sales, profits dip

20 Apr 2009

PepsiCo has posted a slight dip in profits in its first quarter, with net sales in the period following suit.

RUSSIA: Lebedyanksy taps PepsiCo for loan

24 Nov 2008

Russian juice producer Lebedyanksy may borrow up to RUB10bn (US$364m) from its main stakeholder PepsiCo in a bid to help it finance current operations.

RUSSIA: PepsiCo bids for rest of Lebedyansky Juice

17 Sep 2008

PepsiCo has submitted a bid to acquire the remaining 25% of leading Russian juice firm Lebedyansky.

US: PepsiCo completes Lebedyansky Juice deal

29 Aug 2008

PepsiCo and its main bottling arm have said they have completed a deal to buy 75% of leading Russian juice firm Lebedyansky.

In the Spotlight - PepsiCo

28 Jul 2008

Under the stewardship of chairman and CEO, Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo has so far been able to shrug off the rising costs and economic slowdown that has taken the shine off many beverage and food companies.

RUSSIA: PepsiCo gets Lebedyansky buy okay

21 Jul 2008

PepsiCo has been given the green light to go ahead with its acquisition of Lebedyansky in Russia

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky shareholders vote for Pepsico deal - report

17 Jun 2008

Minority shareholders in Russia's OAO Lebedyansky have voted to sell its juice business to US soft drinks giant PepsiCo, the newspaper Kommersant reported today (17 June).

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky Q1 profits tumble, sales hold firm

9 Jun 2008

JSC Lebedyansky has posted a net loss in its first quarter, compared to a healthy profit in the same period a year earlier.

The just-drinks interview - PepsiCo International, part two

17 Apr 2008

PepsiCo returned to the headlines last month, when it announced its plans to buy a major stake in Russian juice company Lebedyansky. The transaction, for a 75% stake in the company – which accounts for 30% of the country’s juice market - marked a clear statement of intent for the company in the emerging markets of the world. In the second part of this month’s just-drinks interview, PepsiCo International’s chairman and CEO, Mike White, tells Olly Wehring of the company’s approach in the developing markets, and considers the effect of the current economic climate on the soft drinks giant.

RUSSIA: Russian juice leader beaten to death - report

16 Apr 2008

Moscow police are looking for the murderers of the Russian Juice Producers Union’s president, who was beaten to death by masked attackers last weekend, according to local reports.

The just-drinks interview – PepsiCo International

8 Apr 2008

PepsiCo is aiming to become the largest beverage company in Russia and its recent acquisition of a majority stake in the juice company, JSC Lebedyansky, represents an important step towards achieving this aim. In this month’s two-part just-drinks interview, Olly Wehring spoke with Mike White, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo International, about the company’s plans for Russia.

RUSSIA: Pepsi to buy Lebedyansky's juice firm

20 Mar 2008

PepsiCo and The Pepsi Bottling Group have agreed to jointly acquire a majority stake in Russia’s leading branded juice company JSC Lebedyansky.

RUSSIA: Costs hit Lebedyansky in year so far

13 Nov 2007

Lebedyansky has posted a slip in net income for the first nine months of this year.

UK: Lebedyansky share rating cut, despite upbeat H1

13 Sep 2007

Lebedyansky has had its share coverage lowered, despite the release of a healthy set of first half figures earlier this week.

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky sees Troya-Ultra boost H1

10 Sep 2007

Lebedyansky has posted a healthy lift in its first half figures.

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky pays dividends for 2006

22 Aug 2007

Lebedyansky has paid a dividend for common stocks for 2006.

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky dismisses PepsiCo takeover talk

17 Aug 2007

Lebedyansky has denied that it is in line to be bought by PepsiCo.

US: Pepsi gains approval for Sandora sale

13 Aug 2007

PepsiAmericas and PepsiCo have been given the green light by authorities in a joint venture to acquire Ukrainian fruit juice maker Sandora.

US: Pepsico silent over Lebedyansky deal

13 Aug 2007

PepsiCo has stayed silent after recent press coverage claimed it has agreed to buy a majority stake in Russian juice maker Lebedyansky.

RUSSIA: Lebedyansky lines up juice plant investment - report

9 Aug 2007

Lebedyansky is looking to invest heavily in a juice production facility in Siberia, according to local reports.

EUR: Soft drinks 'mid-tier' haven for M&A - research

8 Jun 2007

The so-called ‘mid-tier’ level is proving the battlefield for mergers and acquisitions in the European soft drinks industry, according to a recent report.


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