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PepsiCo: New non-cola beverages with stevia and sugar launching in US this year; colas in other markets

New non-cola products sweetened with stevia and sugar will hit the US market this year, while cola products combining stevia and sugar will be tested in other markets, says PepsiCo.

PepsiCo and Goya Foods targeted in lawsuit over 4-MEI

First the report, now the class action lawsuits: PepsiCo and Goya Foods - who were both cited in a recent report from product testing firm Consumer Reports about allegedly “concerning” 4-MEI levels...

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Kangshifu steals march on Coke in global soft drinks struggle

Tingyi's successful Chinese brand Kangshifu is gaining ground on Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Sprit in the bottle for world soft drinks domination, according to new Canadean research.

Super Bowl XLVIII: Battle of the brands! Watch all the teasers here

As the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos head into battle on Sunday at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, the nation’s biggest food and beverage brands will battle for...

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'Don't say 'sorry Coke and Pepsi'', FOX tells Scarlett Johansson

SodaStream's Super Bowl video has gone viral after it reprised its 2013 trick of poking fun at Coke and Pepsi, which led Fox to ban the Scarlett Johansson-fronted advert.

'Energy is what the younger consumer identifies with': Retailer

US C-Stores: Ditching Dr Pepper TEN, sceptical on natural sweeteners?

US C-Stores owners do not believe all-natural sweeteners can reverse flagging soda sales, says one US analyst, who is also advising Dr Pepper to stop investing in its low-calorie TEN...

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PepsiCo plans $5 bn investment in Mexico

PepsiCo Inc. has announced plans to invest $5 billion in Mexico over the next five years in an effort to strengthen the firm’s Latin American food and beverage footprint.

Caramel colors under fire again: Is there a safe level of 4-MeI?

The FDA says it has “no reason to believe” that 4-MeI - an impurity generated during the manufacture of caramel colors III and IV - poses a health risk at...

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PepsiCo axes stevia-sweetened Gatorade lines in US

PepsiCo admits that it discontinued its Natural Gatorade drinks G Natural and G2 last November as the products did not resonate with their core consumer group of athletes.

Advertising authority shows flexibility over health claims

The Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA’s) policing of EU health claims offers a ray of light to food firms looking to use them in advertising, according to Eversheds senior partner Owen...

Leaders of the pack: Kraft, Frito Lay top event roster

The upcoming Packaging Conference 2014 will feature senior executives from top suppliers and consumer packaged goods firms.

Caring, sharing and saving cash...PepsiCo’s staff wellness program

PepsiCo’s staff wellness program saved cash in terms of lower healthcare costs but its mainstream ‘lifestyle management’ component had little overall effect, US researchers have concluded.

Pepsi busted for Naked antioxidant ambition

Pepsi-owned Naked Juice has been told to remove the term 'antioxidant’ from its marketing materials as the UK advertising watchdog demonstrates its EU law enforcement bite.

‘Dangerous conflicts of interest’ mar soft drinks obesity research?

Scientists receiving research funding from big beverage firms such as Coke or Pepsi are five times more likely to conclude in review studies that there is no link between soft...

Top 5 Beverage Stories of 2013: Happy Christmas!

As we hang up our Christmas stockings and hope that Santa rewards us with something moderately alcoholic, let's take a look back at BeverageDaily.com's five most-read stories of 2013, in...

5 Booms to Shake the Beverage Room in 2014!

Here are five global beverage trends that could shake up everything from soda to smoothies in 2014, as tea goes glam and consumers grow more cynical and health conscious.

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Buffalo Wild Wings replaces Coke with Pepsi

PepsiCo will reportedly supplant Coke as the beverage supplier to US restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings from 2014.

PepsiCo India finally fills CEO role

D Shivakumar has been named as the new chairman and chief executive of PepsiCo India, a post that has been lying vacant since former incumbent Manu Anand quit the company...

Tingyi looking to continue acquisitions spree

Having already formed alliances with PepsiCo, Asahi Group and others over the last three years, China’s Tingyi is looking to further boost its portfolio, according to its chief financial officer....

What do Churchill, Beckham and Britvic’s Fruit Shoot have in common?

These British émigrés all go down rather well in the US, and Britvic’s CEO now claims that soft drink Fruit Shoot is growing the $200m kids’ single-serve category where native...

Bottler buys Sidel Matrix hotfill for Gatorade

CCU Chile, which works with Heineken, Anheuser-Busch InBev, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, has installed a Sidel Matrix hotfill system to produce Gatorade sports’ drinks.

Indra Nooyi laughs off ‘irrelevant’ Pepsi v Coke competition talk

Indra Nooyi says people should forget PepsiCo’s Coke rivalry in India and welcome both firms’ $10.5bn investment in the country, where the middle class will exceed that of the US,...

PepsiCo donates $1m to Philippines Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief

PepsiCo will donate $1m to support disaster relief and recovery efforts across the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

Senomyx: First products from collaboration with PepsiCo using sweet taste modifier S617 will be commercialized in 2014

San-Diego-based flavor innovator Senomyx says the first products arising from a collaboration with PepsiCo using a novel sweet taste modifier called S617 should hit shelves next year - contingent upon a...

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