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PepsiCo’s Mtn Dew Spark - Product Launch

5 Aug 2020

PepsiCo has added a new flavour under its Mtn Dew brand as it looks to highlight its partnership with convenience store franchise Speedway.

PepsiCo renews Philadelphia Eagles partnership

29 Jul 2020

PepsiCo has renewed a seven-year partnership with American football team the Philadelphia Eagles.

Unilever ready to share Lipton RTD brand name as tea sale confirmed

23 Jul 2020

Unilever has admitted it will need to come up with an agreement over the Lipton name after the company decided to sell the tea brand yet retain its Lipton iced tea joint-venture with PepsiCo.

Here come the numbers, there goes sustainability and where is South Africa's alcohol industry? - The just-drinks Analyst

21 Jul 2020

As we embark on the latest round of companies results, resident analyst Ian Shackleton returns to set the scene on what investors are considering when looking at the drinks industry. Ian also shares his thoughts on drinking Scotch from a paper bottle while sounding South Africa's alarm bells.

PepsiCo's Naked Zing citrus smoothies - Product Launch

21 Jul 2020

PepsiCo has expanded its Naked juice portfolio with a range of citrus-infused smoothies in the UK.

PepsiCo funnels US$100,000 to hunting and shooting permits in Mtn Dew push

17 Jul 2020

PepsiCo is to help fund hunting and fishing permits in an outdoor sports marketing activation in the US for Mtn Dew.

PepsiCo, Tata JV CEO jumps across to Diageo in India

14 Jul 2020

The recent departure of two senior executives at Diageo has seen the group promote its India CMO to the post of global brand director for Johnnie Walker.

Diageo, Pepsico, Unilever ready plastic-free bottle for 2021

13 Jul 2020

Diageo has teamed up with PepsiCo and Unilever on a rival project to Carlsberg, The Coca-Cola Co and Pernod Ricard's to scale up the roll-out of paper-based bottles.

North America drinks sales dip 1% for PepsiCo in first half

13 Jul 2020

PepsiCo's North America beverages operations have posted a respectable 1% dip in sales during the first six months of this year.

PepsiCo adds Nigerian bank MD Segun Agbaje to board

9 Jul 2020

PepsiCo has appointed the head of Nigeria's Guaranty Trust Bank to its board.

PepsiCo adds Pepsi Pineapple to US flavours range

8 Jul 2020

PepsiCo has launched a pineapple-flavoured Pepsi as the company continues to try out new flavours from its flagship soft drinks brand.

Why COVID-19 has restored plastic's popularity in soft drinks - comment

7 Jul 2020

Before COVID-19 changed everything, 'plastic' was little more than a dirty word that was only getting dirtier. Now, however, the packaging material could provide a neat solution to consumer unease over cleanliness. Lucy Britner explains.

Costa Coffee brews Coca-Cola-flavoured coffee for China

30 Jun 2020

The Coca-Cola Co has launched Coca-Cola-flavoured coffees in Chinese branches of Costa Coffee.

The Coca-Cola Co, Diageo pull social media advertising over hate speech

29 Jun 2020

The Coca-Cola Co and Diageo have joined a number of companies in putting a temporary stop on their social media advertising, including Facebook, in an ongoing row over hate speech.

PepsiCo's Lavazza Vanilla Latte and Cold Brew RTDs - Product Launch

26 Jun 2020

PepsiCo is to release two new iced coffee RTDs in its partnership with Italian coffee company Luigi Lavazza.

PepsiCo buy prompts termination of AG Barr's Rockstar deal in the UK

24 Jun 2020

AG Barr is preparing to bid farewell to Rockstar Energy Beverages, three months after PepsiCo lined up the acquisition of the UK group's energy drinks partner.

Hygiene to emerge as major consumer trend - The Coca-Cola Co CFO

19 Jun 2020

The Coca-Cola Co's CFO has pinpointed the role that hygiene will play in emerging consumer trends in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

PepsiCo unveils office-based SodaStream Professional

19 Jun 2020

PepsiCo has launched a water-cooler-style SodaStream designed to be installed in office spaces.

Jimmy's Coffee targets non-alcoholic market with caffeinated cola

18 Jun 2020

UK iced coffee company Jimmy's Coffee has entered the soft drinks category for the first time with a coffee-cola crossover.

UK plant-based drinks maker Rude Health sells minority stake to PepsiCo

18 Jun 2020

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

K-Zen's Mad Lilly cannabis-infused Lemon Dream Tonic - Product Launch

18 Jun 2020

California start-up K-Zen has lined up a soft drink infused with both Cannabinol (CBN) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that is positioned as a sleep aid.

PepsiCo pledges to increase black representation

17 Jun 2020

PepsiCo has said it will "dramatically rethink our approach to talent" as the US food & drinks group sets out to increase the representation of black staff at the company.

Pernod Ricard names ex-PepsiCo, Walt Disney VP as North America CMO

16 Jun 2020

The North America division of Pernod Ricard has appointed a former PepsiCo and Walt Disney executive as CMO in a senior staffing shake-up at the unit.

Beverage rivals join forces for US$76m Brazil retail relief effort

10 Jun 2020

Beverage companies in Brazil including The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Heineken are collaborating on a BRS370m (US$76m) rescue plan for small business owners.

PepsiCo names former Walmart China head as next Asia-Pacific CEO

3 Jun 2020

PepsiCo has appointed the former CEO of Walmart China as its next Asia-Pacific head.

PepsiCo rolls out Osmanthus Pepsi in China

29 May 2020

PepsiCo has launched a flower-flavoured version of the Pepsi CSD in China.

COVID-19 prompts consumers to look more locally for their drinks choices - research - FREE TO ACCESS

28 May 2020

PepsiCo's recently-released extension of its namesake CSD in China highlights the growing trend among consumers towards more locally-sourced beverages, a trend heightened by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

PepsiCo's SodaStream Soda Press Co Kombucha Syrup - Product Launch

27 May 2020

PepsiCo’s SodaStream has partnered with Soda Press Co to add a two-stong line of kombucha flavoured syrup to its Soda Press Co range.

PepsiCo's Gatorade Juiced - Product Launch

20 May 2020

PepsiCo has launched a no-added-sugar Gatorade with juice flavourings.

Tata Consumer Products agrees PepsiCo India JV takeover

19 May 2020

Tata Consumer Products is to acquire PepsiCo's stake in an Indian bottled water joint venture set up by the two companies.





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