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PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts

PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced a new target to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.  Progress will be driven by the company’s increased use of recycled content and alternative packaging materials for its beverage brands,

PepsiCo names Krishnan global chief commercial officer

PepsiCo names Krishnan global chief commercial officer

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced Wednesday that Ram Krishnan, currently chief executive officer, Greater China for PepsiCo, has been appointed to the role of PepsiCo’s global chief commercial officer. Krishnan will continue to lead PepsiCo’s Greater China sector at this point. He replaces Laxman Narasimhan who is departing the company to become CEO of the

PepsiCo’s $500,000 investment helped food banks around the world in 2018

PepsiCo’s $500,000 investment helped food banks around the world in 2018

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), a nonprofit organization that develops and supports food banks in more than 30 countries, delivered more than 85 million servings of fresh food to communities in need in 2018 as part of their partnership to strengthen food

PepsiCo announces leadership appointments

PepsiCo announces leadership appointments

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced today that Albert Carey, chief executive officer, PepsiCo North America, will retire at the end of March 2019 after nearly four decades at PepsiCo. Vivek Sankaran, who currently serves as president and chief operating officer of Frito-Lay North America, will now become its CEO, and Kirk Tanner, who currently serves as president

PepsiCo unveils festive food and drink for the holiday season

PepsiCo unveils festive food and drink for the holiday season

PURCHASE, N.Y. — This holiday season, PepsiCo is offering limited-time snack and beverage products for consumers to share and enjoy with friends and family. From cheerful snacks and drinks to make your gatherings more festive, to fun and exciting products ideal for stocking stuffers, PepsiCo has you covered this holiday season. New this year for a

PepsiCo announces brands for Nutrition Greenhouse North America program

PepsiCo announces brands for Nutrition Greenhouse North America program

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo has announced the ten emerging food and beverage brands that will join its first collaborative accelerator program in North America. Each of the ten participating startups will receive $20,000 in grant funding and participate in a 6-month business optimization program. The Nutrition Greenhouse program is designed to accelerate the growth of these

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to step down, Laguarta named new CEO

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to step down, Laguarta named new CEO

NEW YORK — PepsiCo Inc announced today that Indra Nooyi would step down as its longtime chief executive officer, handing the reins to company veteran Ramon Laguarta at a time when the beverage maker navigates a challenging global soda market. Laguarta will take over on October 3 and will also join the board, the company

MSG and PepsiCo announce historic partnership

MSG and PepsiCo announce historic partnership

NEW YORK and PURCHASE, N.Y. — The Madison Square Garden Company and PepsiCo today held a special press event to announce a new, multifaceted partnership, making the beverage and food company one of MSG’s official signature marketing partners, beginning Sept. 1, 2018. PepsiCo will become the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage and salty snack partner across various MSG properties,

PepsiCo to acquire fruit and veggie snack maker Bare Foods

PepsiCo to acquire fruit and veggie snack maker Bare Foods

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods Co. (doing business as Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks. The transaction will expand the company’s snacking portfolio and further deliver on its Performance with Purpose vision to offer consumers more positive nutrition options. “For nearly a dozen

PepsiCo maps out plan to make products healthier

PepsiCo maps out plan to make products healthier

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo Inc. has set long-term targets for making its food and beverage products healthier and more nutritious. PepsiCO said Monday that the new goals, part of its global sustainability agenda, reflect the latest dietary guidelines of the World Health Organization and other authorities. Plans call for the company to continue to refine

Pepsi inaugurates new Twitter ad offering

Pepsi inaugurates new Twitter ad offering

PURCHASE, N.Y. —  PepsiCo is helping social media giant Twitter introduce a new advertising product, dubbed Promoted #Stickers. Pepsi said Monday that it will be the exclusive global launch partner for Twitter’s Promoted #Stickers, which marks the largest partnership between the two brands to date and stems from months of collaboration. Promoted #Stickers builds on

PepsiCo introduces aspartame-free Diet Pepsi

PepsiCo introduces aspartame-free Diet Pepsi

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo has unveiled aspartame-free Diet Pepsi as a new option for cola fans. “Diet cola drinkers in the U.S. told us they wanted aspartame-free Diet Pepsi, and we’re delivering,” said Seth Kaufman, senior vice president Pepsi and Flavors portfolio, PepsiCo North America Beverages. “We recognize consumer demand is evolving and we’re confident

Carma Labs names domestic sales VP

FRANKLIN, Wis. — Former Kellogg’s and PepsiCo executive Frank Simone has been appointed as vice president of domestic sales at Carma Laboratories Inc., the maker of Carmex lip care products. The company said Wednesday that Simone will be responsible for growing the domestic business for all Carmex brands and products, as well as working with