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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.

PepsiCo bolsters direct-to-consumer with curated drink & snack bundles

11 May 2020

PepsiCo has launched two US online stores for food & beverage pantry packs as companies step up their direct-to-consumer activity.

PepsiCo gets Bang for its buck in new Coca-Cola Co battle - comment

28 Apr 2020

PepsiCo's announcement today of an exclusive US distribution deal for Vital Pharmaceuticals' Bang Energy is a statement of intent to The Coca-Cola Co that the world's number one beverage company will not have it all its own way in energy drinks.

PepsiCo to distribute Bang Energy drinks in US

28 Apr 2020

PepsiCo has upped the ante in its energy drinks battle with The Coca-Cola Co by signing a US distribution deal with the owner of Bang Energy beverages.

PepsiCo Q1 2020 - global beverage volumes up 6% - results

28 Apr 2020

PepsiCo has posted a mid-single-digit increase in global beverage volumes from the first three months of 2020, but has warned that the rest of the year will be impacted by the coronavirus.

The Coca-Cola Co Q1 2020 - preview

20 Apr 2020

On Tuesday, The Coca-Cola Co will report its results from the first three months of 2020. The group is going up against sales of US$8.02bn in the corresponding period last year. Here's a look at the news that will likely shape the company's performance in the quarter.

The Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

15 Apr 2020

In late-January, The Coca-Cola Co released its full-year results for 2019. The soft drinks giant posted a 6% lift in sales from the year in organic terms, with brand Coke also delivering a 6% rise in retail sales. Here, just-drinks considers Coca-Cola's performance over the last five years.

Soft drinks fight to stay relevant in COVID-19 world - comment

14 Apr 2020

From Corporate Social Responsibility to e-sports, soft drinks brand owners are moving their marketing budgets to reach changing consumer priorities that have been emphasised by the coronavirus pandemic. How successful will they be? Lucy Britner investigates.

PepsiCo partner discovers enzyme that eats plastic in hours

8 Apr 2020

A biowaste company linked to PepsiCo and Suntory has developed an enzyme that breaks down plastic bottles for recycling in less than half a day.

PepsiCo provides US$45m to ease global coronavirus hardship

3 Apr 2020

US beverage giant PepsiCo is putting up US$45m to help fight the global battle against coronavirus, including buying protective gear for frontline workers.

Syl Saller, Deirdre Mahlan ready retirements as Diageo shuffles CMOs, NA presidents

24 Mar 2020

Diageo has announced a brace of senior retirements, with CMO Syl Saller and North America president Deirdre Mahlan both set to step down.

PepsiCo's Mtn Dew Frostbite - Product Launch

24 Mar 2020

PepsiCo has announced its first Walmart-exclusive Mtn Dew flavour. Mtn Dew Frost Bite is described as a "burst of icy refreshment and cool melon flavour". The product has rolled out to stores nationwide, in time for the warmer months, the company said.

PepsiCo offers North America staff COVID-19 compensation

23 Mar 2020

PepsiCo plans to take on 6,000 new US-based workers to meet the extra off-premise demand from the COVID-19 outbreak, while preparing compensation packages for its existing employees across the country.

Britvic reveals UK Pepsi Max update

23 Mar 2020

Britvic has lined up new pack designs across three Pepsi Max flavours in the UK market.

What the stock market free-fall means for the drinks industry today and tomorrow, and PepsiCo's hopes to become a rock star - The just-drinks Analyst

17 Mar 2020

As stock markets go into meltdown, our in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton, is here to walk us through the madness. This month, Ian looks at what the coronavirus effect will be for listed drinks companies, as well as considering the longer-term fall-out. He also turns his attention to PepsiCo's recent acquisition in the energy drinks area.

PepsiCo's 7Up Free Cherry - Product Launch

16 Mar 2020

Britvic has started the UK roll-out of an addition to the sugar-free range from PepsiCo's 7Up brand.

PepsiCo's Rockstar buy takes energy drinks fight global - comment

12 Mar 2020

The Wall Street Journal got early wind yesterday of PepsiCo's swoop for Rockstar Energy Beverages, publishing an unconfirmed report on the deal hours before PepsiCo released an official statement. In hindsight, however, the signs that the soft drinks and snacks producer was set for a major play in the energy category were all there.

PepsiCo to pay US$3.85bn for Rockstar Energy Beverages

11 Mar 2020

PepsiCo has agreed to buy Rockstar Energy Beverages for US$3.85bn in a deal that sets up an energy drinks showdown with The Coca-Cola Co.

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 against a consumer who 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.

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