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PepsiCo’s Naked Lean smoothies - Product Launch

27 Feb 2020

PepsiCo has rolled out a lower-calorie version of its Naked smoothie brand to the UK market.

PepsiCo brings in sporting legends for global Gatorade push

24 Feb 2020

PepsiCo is to launch a new global campaign for Gatorade featuring four of the world's most high-profile sports stars.

National Beverage Corp claims victory in artificial flavouring lawsuit

21 Feb 2020

National Beverage Corp is celebrating a legal victory in the US after a consumer had accused the company of using artificial ingredients in its LaCroix sparkling water brand.

PepsiCo lines up 2020 Pepsi football campaign - video

20 Feb 2020

PepsiCo has released its 2020 international football campaign, highlighting Pepsi's ongoing partnership with the UEFA Champions League.

PepsiCo happy with Lipton iced tea JV despite Unilever sale talk

14 Feb 2020

The possible divestment by Unilever of its stake in an iced tea joint-venture will not have "substantive" ramifications, according to JV partner PepsiCo.

How did PepsiCo perform in 2019? - results data

14 Feb 2020

PepsiCo's global beverage operations finished the year strongly in 2019, with full-year volumes rising by 2%.

PepsiCo scores high - and low - in Super Bowl ad ranking - research

10 Feb 2020

PepsiCo has come both top and bottom of a list of Super Bowl ad makers that scores engagement with consumers.

"Let me say right here, plastic in itself is not the issue" - Interview - Refresco CEO Hans Roelofs

31 Jan 2020

just-drinks deputy editor Andy Morton spoke to Hans Roelofs, Refresco CEO for almost 13 years, about why we can expect more US M&A activity from the group. Roelofs also gives his inside take on the CCEP purchase and talks about plastic's position as a priority for the soft drinks industry.

How can drinks firms connect with consumers on climate action? – Sustainability Spotlight

31 Jan 2020

The New Year - and decade - have begun much as the last ones ended, with climate change making headline news and a 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl delivering uncomfortable truths to an audience of elite grown-ups. This month, the alphas on the receiving end of Greta Thunberg's uncompromising words and unsettling, piercing stare were gathered for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Britvic kicks off fiscal-2020 with punchy Q1 - trading update

31 Jan 2020

Britvic has started its current fiscal year with a strong showing in the first quarter.

SodaStream heads to Mars for first Super Bowl spot for six years - video

31 Jan 2020

SodaStream is joining the raft of drinks companies running a TV advert during this weekend's Super Bowl in the US.

PepsiCo takes aim at Coca-Cola in Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl push - video

30 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has used its Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl ad to take a swipe at rival soda brand Coca-Cola.

PepsiCo gives horror twist to Mtn Dew Super Bowl ad - video

29 Jan 2020

PepsiCo is to air a Super Bowl ad that parodies horror movie classic The Shining, the company has revealed, as the company gives the first look at its line-up for this weekend's big NFL game.

Forget the Cola Wars, here comes Coca-Cola and PepsiCo's Coffee Clash - comment

24 Jan 2020

About two years ago, on holiday in Sicily, I fell deeply in love with coffee. I'd never really drunk it before, but since that first tentative iced coffee on a terrace in Palermo, I haven't stopped. Today, my kitchen boasts a cafetière, an espresso machine, even a grinder - the hallmark paraphernalia of the coffee addict.

The Coca-Cola Co silent on Coca-Cola with Coffee US launch

21 Jan 2020

The Coca-Cola Co has declined to comment on a social media claim that the group is readying the release of a three-strong range of Coca-Cola-branded RTD coffees in the US.

PepsiCo unveils Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel Zero as non-sugar portfolio grows

16 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has further expanded the zero-calorie roster of its Mtn Dew brand with the launch of a no-sugar Game Fuel.

PepsiCo rolls out new look for Pepsi Zero Sugar in Super Bowl push

16 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has lined up a Super Bowl giveaway to highlight new pack designs for its sugar-free namesake brand.

PepsiCo to fight "severe" climate change threat with US renewables switch

15 Jan 2020

The coming decade will be "critical for the future of our planet's health", according to PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta, as the company announced plans to move to 100% renewable electricity in the US.

PepsiCo, Monster Beverage Corp slowed CBD talks after FDA intervention - report

10 Jan 2020

PepsiCo and Monster Beverage Corp both stepped back from work on CBD-infused beverages after US authorities failed to guarantee the ingredient's safety, a newspaper has claimed.

PepsiCo partners with US movie theatre operator Regal

10 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has secured listings for a raft of its soft drinks brands in US movie theatres run by Cineworld Group's Regal division.

PepsiCo's Mtn Dew Zero Sugar - Product Launch

10 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has added a sugar-free variant to its Mtn Dew carbonated soft drinks brand in the US.

What's coming up in soft drinks in 2020? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment

9 Jan 2020

As 2020 kicks off, soft drinks commentator Lucy Britner offers her views on the key trends that are set to shape the category during the next 12 months.

Pepsi readies 'That's What I Like' tagline with US TV spots - video

3 Jan 2020

PepsiCo has unveiled a new tagline for its Pepsi soft drinks brand in the US, the first for around 20 years.

PepsiCo’s Pepsi Café - Product Launch

13 Dec 2019

PepsiCo has added a coffee product to its namesake soda brand. Pepsi Café is a blend of coffee and Pepsi cola.

The soft drinks category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS

11 Dec 2019

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the soft drinks category.

Diageo eyes video game potential as gamers grow up

11 Dec 2019

Diageo is poised to follow Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca-Cola Co into the US video game and e-sports arena, as the average age of gamers rises well above global legal drinking ages.

Greenhouse returns as PepsiCo targets food & drink start-ups in North America

6 Dec 2019

PepsiCo has kicked off the second round of its entrepreneur-focused funding project in North America, with a total of US$300,00 set aside for successful businesses.

How did Britvic perform in fiscal-2019? - results data - just-drinks comments

27 Nov 2019

Britvic has posted a low-single-digit lift in sales from its latest fiscal year, reversing the top-line decline recorded in the group's third quarter.

Ex-PepsiCo CMO backs CBD category with Sh'nnong Beverage Co launch

26 Nov 2019

A former PepsiCo CMO has launched the first products from her new CBD-infused tea company, Sh'nnong Beverage Co.

The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper target US calorie cut

14 Nov 2019

The three leading soft drinks producers in the US have teamed up to try to reduce the amount of calories Americans consume from beverages by one-fifth over the next five years.





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