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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.

just the Facts - PepsiCo M&A Activity since 2006

17 Nov 2011

According to a report in the New York Post yesterday (16 November), PepsiCo is working on two major acquisitions, in addition to examining the possibility of a business split.

RUSSIA: Nestle in talks to buy juice firm Progress - report

13 Sep 2011

Nestle is reportedly interested in buying Russian juice and baby food producer Progress.

Focus - Juices and Nectar Outlook to 2015

8 Apr 2011

Having returned to pre-recession rates, the fruit/vegetable juice category is set to maintain its current strong growth trend - as long as producers can keep up with consumer needs, reports Richard Haffner.

Preview of the Year - 2011 – Part VI: Soft Drinks & Water II

13 Jan 2011

Rounding off our preview of 2011 is this, the second and final part of Euromonitor International's look at what the year holds for the soft drinks and water categories.

Comment - PepsiCo leapfrogs The Coca-Cola Co in Russia

3 Dec 2010

PepsiCo's deal for Wimm-Bill-Dann will see the group leapfrog its old foe The Coca-Cola Co in Russia's juice market.

just On Call - PepsiCo to focus on science-backed products

7 Oct 2010

PepsiCo has said it will place more emphasis on producing products backed by science as it announces plans to create a nutrition business unit to develop new products in a series of drinks categories.

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.

RUSSIA: PepsiCo silent on Lebedyansky losses

1 Apr 2010

PepsiCo has declined to comment on a report that its Russian juice subsidiary, Lebedyanksy, dropped into the red in 2009.

just the facts - the Russian juice market

19 Mar 2010

The Coca-Cola Co is reported to have tabled a bid to purchase a stake in Russian juice producer Nidan Juice. What is drawing the US drinks giant to this market and what can it expect from its investment there? just-drinks draws from the latest report from Euromonitor International to deliver you just-the-facts.

RUSSIA: Pepsi Bottling Group upbeat on Lebedyansky

3 Feb 2010

The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) has said it continues to make progress with the Lebedyansky juice business in Russia, despite a decline in the category last year.

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.


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