PepsiCo Appoints Dr. Pietro Antonio Tataranni as Chief Medical Officer to protect workers, products from COVID-19
November 22, 2020
PepsiCo, Inc. recently announced that Pietro Antonio Tataranni, MD has been named the company's global Chief Medical Officer. He will oversee the company's efforts to protect its global workforce, products, and communities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally
September 22, 2020
Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040.
Pepsico expands Better-For-You snacks portfolio by acquisition of BFY Brands
December 02, 2019
BFY Brands, Inc., the snack company which makes PopCorners® and other better-for-you snacks, and Permira, the global private equity firm, today announced that BFY has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP)
McCain announces Farms of the Future initiative to advance sustainable farming practices
September 25, 2019
McCain Foods has announced its commitment to a new innovative program, Farms of the Future. The goal of the program is to advance sustainable farming practices by helping to demonstrate their scalability and their economic viability.
McCain Foods joins OP2B, an initiative to enhance biodiversity in agricultural supply chains
September 23, 2019
McCain Foods joins the 'One Planet Business for Biodiversity' (OP2B) coalition as a founding member. This initiative to protect and restore biodiversity in agricultural supply chains was launched today at the United Nations Climate Action Summit
Scientists discover key plant virus-insect virus interaction
June 19, 2019
Aphids and the plant viruses they transmit cause billions of dollars in crop damage around the world every year.
Cornell University improves global access to potato breeding material
June 11, 2019
Plant breeders and geneticists of Cornell University have released more than 50 potato varieties since 1908. Now they are expanding their efforts to make more wild potato seeds available to potato breeders around the world.
Store brands outpace national brands, growing more than 40% over 5 years
April 25, 2019
An analysis of the latest Nielsen data provided by the Private Label Manufacturing Association reveals that private label dollar volume in the mass retail channel surged +41% over the last five years, compared to a gain of only +7.4% for national brands.
Pepsico's 'chief innovator' Mehmood Khan retires; More leadership changes
March 04, 2019
Pepsico announced today a series of senior leadership changes. Furthermore, Rene Lammers is appointed as new Chief Science officer as Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development is retiring.
Vivek Sankaran appointed CEO of Frito-Lay North America
December 21, 2018
Pepsico announced today the appointment of Vivek Sankaran as CEO of Frito-Lay North America.
Pepsico reports financial results of Third Quarter 2018
October 02, 2018
PepsiCo, Inc. today reported results for the third quarter 2018. Indra Nooyi prepares to step down as CEO.
Indra Nooyi steps down as CEO of Pepsico; Ramon Laguarta appointed as successor
August 06, 2018
Indra Nooyi will step down as CEO of Pepsico on October 3rd, but will remain Chairman until early 2019 to ensure a smooth and seamless transition. She will be succeeded by Ramon Laguarta.