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How ready are soft drinks co's for UK sugar tax?

On 6 April, the UK will bring into effect the Soft Drinks Industry Levy. The so-called sugar tax comprises: GBP0.18 per litre if the drink...

The just-drinks Analyst returns

Our analyst returns! Ian Shackleton is back to give us his monthly consideration of the latest developments in the drinks industry from an i...

Ben Cooper | 1 Mar 2018

In his latest look at sustainability efforts across the drinks industry, sustainability expert Ben Cooper digs behind last month's headlines of the 'merger' of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. What he discovers, from a sustainability perspective, makes for some challenging reading.

Ben Cooper | 13 Feb 2018

Earlier this month, just-drinks talked to Evian global brand director Patricia Oliva about the water brand's recent commitment to make all its bottles from recycled plastic by 2025. Here, sustainability editor Ben Cooper considers how Evian's move underlines the increased attention being focused on plastics recycling. Ben also flags up some other sustainability hotspots for the coming year.

Andy Morton | 30 Jan 2018

What should we make of yesterday's announcement of the merger between Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain? The market response so far has been mixed - an initial share spike for the listed DPSG soon receded as the agreement was digested.

It was fun while it lasted. The drinks industry's love affair with plastic has been a boon to the industry for decades, but solid waste and pollution issues are catching up with plastic.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 2014

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 20 Apr 2018

PepsiCo’s new sparkling water Bubly is shaking up the US sparkling water category as the brand gets off to a strong start in the US, an analyst has said.

Stuart Todd | 5 Apr 2018

Declining sales in France have prompted PepsiCo to line up the sale of the sole French plant for its Tropicana fruit juice brand.

Andy Morton | 4 Apr 2018

PepsiCo is going back on a promise it made three years ago by relaunching Mountain Dew Baja Blast into the US grocery channel.

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2018

PepsiCo has released the first ad featuring its new "face of Pepsi", baseball star Aaron Judge.

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2018

PepsiCo is re-aligning its Propel Fitness Water with the Gatorade brand after admitting the sports nutrition beverage "lost its edge".

Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2018

Drinks companies operating in the UK that are already braced for next month's sugar tax are facing further disruption after the Government announced plans to introduce a bottle-deposit return system in England.

Andy Morton | 22 Mar 2018

PepsiCo has released its second Mountain Dew collaboration with comedy actor Danny McBride, who once again takes on the mantle of hopeless Nascar driver Dewey Rider.

Lucy Britner | 8 Mar 2018

PepsiCo has released a football-focused activation for its namesake CSD brand, as it looks to tap into the global popularity of the sport.

Andy Morton | 22 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has launched its reusable Drinkfinity bottle in the US and Europe as it expands the footprint of the pod-based drinking system.

Andy Morton | 16 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has signed comedian and Hollywood actor Kevin Hart to support its Mountain Dew Kickstart brand, offering fans the chance to sit beside him during the upcoming NBA playoffs.

Lucy Britner | 14 Feb 2018

The CEO of PepsiCo has said the company is taking steps to improve the performance of its North American Beverages unit. 

Andy Morton | 13 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has posted a slight rise in full-year 2017 group sales but beverages remained under pressure as volumes slid globally and in North America.

Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has officially launched a new range of flavoured sparkling waters, under the brand name Bubly, as it further commits to the water category. 

Olly Wehring | 6 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has added a further three years to its tie-up with Europe’s top soccer tournament, the UEFA Champions League.

Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2018

Companies including The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Heineken and Constellation Brands have joined forces to urge US President Donald Trump not to restrict aluminium imports to the country.

Andy Morton | 1 Feb 2018

PepsiCo has unveiled a new Pepsi ad that is set to be a key feature of the company’s Super Bowl activation this weekend.

Andy Morton | 30 Jan 2018

PepsiCo has unveiled its latest Super Bowl advert, a Mountain Dew and Doritos mash-up that links the company's snacks and beverages in a commercial for the first time.

Andy Morton | 26 Jan 2018

PepsiCo's newest innovation, a sparkling flavoured water range called Bubly, is set to roll out in the US next week, an analyst has said.

Lucy Britner | 24 Jan 2018

PepsiCo has partnered several organisations to push a recycling initiative at this year's Super Bowl. 

Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2018

PepsiCo is to air an advert during next month's Super Bowl in the US, featuring one of its beverages alongside a snack brand for the first time.

Andy Morton | 12 Jan 2018

PepsiCo has brought Cindy Crawford back as the face of Pepsi in a new global marketing campaign that will include a Super Bowl ad.

Andy Morton | 10 Jan 2018

PepsiCo is to take Mountain Dew into the lemon-lime flavour category with the launch of Mountain Dew Ice.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 31 Mar 2016

The soft drinks world is abuzz today over what an executive shake-up at PepsiCo might mean to on-going speculation over CEO Indra Nooyi's successor.

Andy Morton | 21 Mar 2016

PepsiCo has unveiled footage of its upcoming soda, Pepsi 1893.

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