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PepsiCo's reduced-sugar Tropicana Lean - Product Launch

4 Sep 2020

PepsiCo has launched a Tropicana juice line that contains 40% less sugar than regular Tropicana.

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 names Jason Richards as new UK head

31 Jan 2019

PepsiCo has appointed a new general manager for its operations in the UK.

Coca-Cola European Partners, Danone, PepsiCo sign up to 'Loop' global recycling programme

25 Jan 2019

A raft of food and drinks companies have signed up to a global environmental initiative to combat the use of plastics in packaging.

PepsiCo UK ramps up Tropicana functional range ahead of cold weather

4 Jan 2019

PepsiCo has added to its Tropicana Essentials range of functional juices with an ‘Immune Support’ extension ahead of the coldest period in the UK winter.

The soft drinks & bottled water categories in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS

17 Dec 2018

The past year has seen significant change in the soft drinks and water sectors, precipitated by that immutable force - necessity. A look back over the past 12 months reveals how environmental and health concerns are shaping company strategy, investment decisions and new product development.

PepsiCo opens talks with investment company over Tropicana site in France

12 Sep 2018

PepsiCo has found a willing buyer for its Tropicana fruit juice production and bottling facility in France, with Munich-based investment holding company Navigator Capital lining up a move.

PepsiCo to cease production of Tropicana in France

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.

How prepared are soft drinks companies for UK sugar tax? - Focus

28 Mar 2018

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 has 5g of sugar or more per 10cl GBP0.24 per litre if the drink has 8g of sugar or more per 10cl

PepsiCo shakes up Tropicana distribution in India with Varun Beverages deal

4 Jan 2018

PepsiCo had handed the majority of its Tropicana distribution in India to bottling partner Varun Beverages.

Premiumisation pushes Chinese juice brands ahead of foreign rivals - report

22 Jun 2017

Foreign-owned juice brands in China are losing out as domestic rivals prove more adept at premiumising, a new report has said.

PepsiCo rolls out Tropicana Essentials to India

23 Mar 2017

PepsiCo has lined up the launch of its Tropicana Essentials range in India as the company looks to expand its "nutrition" portfolio in the country.

Why stevia can still win in soft drinks - Comment

21 Oct 2016

Consumer trends, along with government pressure and drinks companies' calorie pledges, mean the future for stevia is bright, regardless of its chequered past. Richard Corbett explains.

PepsiCo to add GMO-free labels to Tropicana range

18 Dec 2015

PepsiCo is to introduce new labelling on its Tropicana products to assure consumers that most of the juice range does not contain genetically-engineered ingredients.

PepsiCo to change bottlers in Croatia

7 Dec 2015

PepsiCo has confirmed it will switch production in Croatia after current partner Badel 1862 exited the soft drinks category.

Vita Coco names former PepsiCo exec as global CFO

10 Sep 2015

Coconut water maker Vita Coco has appointed a former PepsiCo manager as global CFO.

Vietnam's CSD consumption to break 1bn litres - research

25 Aug 2015

Consumers may be curbing their intake of carbonated soft drinks in many markets, but in Vietnam, the soft drinks segment is set to break the 1bn litres barrier in 2015, according to a new report by Canadean.

PepsiCo posts H1 Americas beverage boost

9 Jul 2015

PepsiCo's Americas beverages unit has posted an increase in first-half sales and profits despite an overall slump for the snacks and drinks maker.

just a While Ago - On 23 February in...

23 Feb 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Ringing in the New Year

6 Jan 2015

Now that the Champagne corks have finished popping and the fireworks are all but a pleasant memory, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd says goodbye to the old year and contemplates some of the issues facing the soft drinks industry in 2015.

PepsiCo cuts jobs in Chicago

12 Dec 2014

PepsiCo is set to make an unspecified number of redundancies at its office in Chicago.

Research in Focus - Will Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi True Damage Perceptions of Stevia?

21 Oct 2014

Amidst the much-publicised decline of both regular and reduced sugar carbonates, The Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo have confirmed plans to launch stevia-based cola carbonates (Coca Cola Life and Pepsi True) in the US.

EUROPE: PepsiCo appoints Western Europe, South Africa GM for Tropicana

29 Jul 2014

PepsiCo has appointed Bruno Thévenin to the newly-created post of general manager of Western Europe & South Africa (WESA) for its Tropicana fruit juice brand.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - PepsiCo: Time to Split?

10 Apr 2014

Last month, Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management sent a 37-page letter to PepsiCo's board urging it to spin off, what he described as, its struggling beverage business. Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd looks at the pros and cons of such a monumental undertaking and draws his own conclusions.

US: PepsiCo takes Buffalo Wild Wings from Coca-Cola Co - report

13 Dec 2013

PepsiCo is to replace the Coca-Cola Co as the non-alcoholic beverage provider for Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in the US, according to reports.

Round-Up - NPD: Soft Drink Flavour Enhancers Look Like a Free-For-All in 2014

28 Oct 2013

This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor looks at the small but booming soft drink sub-category of 'flavour enhancers'; the 21st Century's answer to the squashes and cordials of yore.

Analysis - Coca-Cola Co loses out to PepsiCo in China's bottled water race

25 Sep 2013

The Coca-Cola Co has “stubbed its toe” in China's bottled water market and lost ground to PepsiCo so far this year, an analyst has warned.

US: Mondelez takeover "too risky" - PepsiCo CFO

29 Jul 2013

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston has insisted a takeover of Mondelez International would be "too risky" after calls from activist investor Nelson Peltz to carry out the deal.

Comment - Soft Drinks & Water - Fishy Moves in the Cola Market

8 May 2013

Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd considers some of the product innovations that have shaped the US cola market following news of the pending launch of an omega-3 variant.

just the Winners - 2013 InnoBev Sustainability Awards

17 Apr 2013

The winners of this year's InnoBev Sustainability Awards were announced in Warsaw yesterday (16 April), during the ninth InnoBev Global Beverages Congress.










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