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Consumers driving shift to smaller pack sizes - PepsiCo CEO

8 Oct 2019

The head of PepsiCo has noticed a "fundamental change" in demand among North American consumers for smaller beverage bottles and cans in the soda category.

PepsiCo launches US$1bn bond to fund sustainability initiatives

8 Oct 2019

US snack and drinks giant PepsiCo has announced a US$1bn "green bond" to fund its sustainability programme.

The Coca-Cola Co unveils omega 3 beverage in 2020 innovation showcase

7 Oct 2019

The Coca-Cola Co has lined up more innovations for next year, including new Coke flavours and a "superfusion" beverage that contains a fatty acid usually found in fish oil.

How did PepsiCo perform in Q3 2019? - results

3 Oct 2019

PepsiCo has continued to boost quarterly sales at its North American soft drinks unit despite an ongoing decline in volumes.

The Coca-Cola Co to roll out Coca-Cola Energy to the US next year

1 Oct 2019

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch its Coke-branded energy drink in the US next year, adding another major market to the beverage's global footprint - and a new flavour.

Plain packaging threat to drinks on the rise - study

1 Oct 2019

An FMCG research company has significantly increased its estimated loss to the global drinks industry if plain packaging laws are extended to alcohol and full-sugar soft drinks.

Former SodaStream CEO on bail as Israel probes insider trading allegations - report

25 Sep 2019

Ex-SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum is under investigation for alleged insider trading connected to PepsiCo's US$3.2bn acquisition of the company, according to a report.

PepsiCo lines up business hub for India

16 Sep 2019

PepsiCo is to open a business service hub in India later this year.

Beam Suntory creates RTD executive post, appoints Olga Osminkina-Jones

9 Sep 2019

Beam Suntory has appointed a former Heineken and PepsiCo executive as its first chief RTD officer.

Why Gen Z's interest in health & wellness should boost soft drinks innovation around Asian ingredients - Comment

5 Sep 2019

This month, soft drinks commentator Lucy Britner takes a closer look at the driving forces behind flavour migration in Asia-Pacific.

PepsiCo reveals JetBlue drinks line-up in wake of The Coca-Cola Co exit

22 Aug 2019

PepsiCo has announced which brands will be stocked on JetBlue aeroplanes, since having replaced The Coca-Cola Co as the low-cost US passenger carrier's beverage provider.

Coca-Cola HBC to put Costa Coffee machines in offices, public "hotspots" - CEO

12 Aug 2019

Coca-Cola HBC is to roll out Costa Coffee vending machines to offices, retail outlets and public places as part of plans for the coffee chain acquired by The Coca-Cola Co earlier this year.

Food for thought? Nutritional drinks enter the wellness zone - Comment

6 Aug 2019

Are beverages ready for ingredients such as potatoes and rapeseed oil, microalgae and tumeric? Lucy Britner finds that in the era of well-being, functional drinks are moving far beyond just a snack in a bottle.

Coca-Cola Energy not ready for US launch - The Coca-Cola Co CEO

24 Jul 2019

The head of The Coca-Cola Co has dismissed the prospect of an immediate launch for the recently-unveiled energy variant of its namesake brand in the US.

PepsiCo targets sub-Saharan Africa with Pioneer Foods takeover - Juice in South Africa data

19 Jul 2019

Five years after the end of their franchise agreement in South Africa, PepsiCo and Pioneer Foods have reunited through the soft drinks group's US$1.7bn acquisition today.

The ethical investor is here, how second-quarter reporting season is shaping up and the troubles ahead for Anheuser-Busch InBev - The just-drinks Analyst

16 Jul 2019

Returning to just-drinks for his monthly look at our industry from an investor's perspective, our in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton, flags the growing presence of ethical investment decisions. He also looks at what to expect from the latest round of quarterly results and the likelihood of alarm bells ringing at Anheuser-Busch InBev.

PepsiCo's SodaStream CEO to move aside for chairman role

15 Jul 2019

The CEO of SodaStream, the at-home soft drinks maker PepsiCo bought last year, is to step down 12 months on from the acquisition, according to reports.

PepsiCo's Bubly Mini - Product Launch

15 Jul 2019

PepsiCo has launched its Bubly sparkling water brand in a 7.5oz can as the company increasingly focusses on smaller packaging.

Coke, Pepsi will not be centre of energy drink category - PepsiCo CEO

10 Jul 2019

The CEO of PepsiCo has warned that consumers may avoid energy drinks released under big-name soft drinks brands such as Coke and Pepsi.

PepsiCo’s Bolt 24 sports drink - Product Launch

10 Jul 2019

PepsiCo's Gatorade brand has launched a new sports drinks range in the US.

PepsiCo H1 beverage sales up in North America as volumes dip - results

9 Jul 2019

PepsiCo's North American beverage unit has increased first-half sales despite a fall in volumes in the period.

Kweichow Moutai takes seat among FMCG elite with top 50 entry

8 Jul 2019

Baijiu distiller Kweichow Moutai has muscled its way onto a list of the world's leading FMCG companies after boosting sales by 25% last year.

How soft drinks can tap into meal delivery revolution - Comment

4 Jul 2019

This month, soft drinks columnist Lucy Britner turns her attention to takeaways. As the trend towards convenience and frictionless delivery continues, where do soft drinks fit in?

Pabst Brewing Co tests 5% abv iced coffee on US

4 Jul 2019

Pabst Brewing Co is lining up the trial launch of an alcoholic RTD iced coffee in the US.

PepsiCo confirms Luigi Lavazza RTD coffee launch, plans European distribution for 2020

3 Jul 2019

PepsiCo has revealed that a new coffee RTD launch in the UK with Italian coffee company Luigi Lavazza will roll out to the rest of Europe next year.

PepsiCo to launch UK iced cappuccino RTD in Luigi Lavazza tie-up - report

2 Jul 2019

PepsiCo is poised to launch an iced cappuccino RTD in a new partnership with Italian coffee company Luigi Lavazza, according to a report.

PepsiCo's SodaStream Soda Press low-sugar range - Product Launch

17 Jun 2019

PepsiCo's at-home carbonation unit, SodaStream, has teamed up with Australian soda syrup maker Soda Press to launch a range of low-sugar offerings in the UK.

Paul Rudd, Michael Pena front latest Pepsi Max spot - video

13 Jun 2019

PepsiCo has recruited actors Paul Rudd and Michael Peña for its latest Pepsi Max advert in the US.

PepsiCo names Ram Krishnan CCO as Laxman Narasimhan departs

12 Jun 2019

PepsiCo has appointed Ram Krishnan, currently CEO for Greater China, as its new global chief commercial officer.

PepsiCo develops Sweet Lightning Mountain Dew to pair with KFC chicken

11 Jun 2019

PepsiCo has developed a new Mountain Dew flavour exclusively for KFC restaurants.





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