PepsiCo to launch 100% compostable, plant-based packaging

INDIA - The food and beverage company Pepsico has announced it will be launching 100% compostable, plant-based packaging for its Lay’s and Kurkure snacks products in the fourth quarter this year to address rising concerns around plastic pollution. The launch will enable PepsiCo India achieve 100% recovery and recycling of its plastic waste within a…

PepsiCo announces a definitive agreement with Bare Snacks

USA - PepsiCo, Inc. has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Snacks, a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks. According to the company, 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. Bare Snacks…

PepsiCo unveils second year of its brand incubator programme

USA - PepsiCo has announced the second year of its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme, an initiative aimed at enhancing food innovation and nurturing both big and small entrepreneurs in the nutrition, health and wellness sectors. Calling for applications, PepsiCo said the programme will identify up to ten emerging brands in the nutrition space with products…

PepsiCo opens new US$42.3m baby food plant in Russia

RUSSIA - PepsiCo, Inc., the American multinational food, snack and beverage company has opened a new US$42.3 million baby food plant with a daily capacity of approximately 25 tonnes in Russia, reported FoodBev. The new plant will exclusively be used to produce cottage cheese and yogurt products for the company’s Agusha and Chudo Detki brands.…

PepsiCo opens new US$42.3m baby food plant in Russia

RUSSIA - PepsiCo, Inc., the American multinational food, snack and beverage company has opened a new US$42.3 million baby food plant with a daily capacity of approximately 25 tonnes in Russia, reported FoodBev. The new plant will exclusively be used to produce cottage cheese and yogurt products for the company’s Agusha and Chudo Detki brands.…

Bundaberg, PepsiCo announce distribution partnership to promote global growth

AUSTRALIA - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, an Australian family-owned company known for its premium drinks, has partnered with PepsiCo to increase the US distribution for the craft-brewed beverage brand, making it available in more than 400,000 stores, restaurants and bars across the country, as of March 26, 2018. According to the company, this is a major…

PepsiCo-owned Naked Juice releases its first range of snack bars

USA - PepsiCo-owned Naked Juice has announced it will release its first range of chilled snack bars, the first products the brand has produced outside of the premium juice and smoothie sector. According to FoodBev, the new release is aimed at the growing number of consumers who are seeking convenient fruit and vegetable snacks, the…

PepsiCo announces launch of bubbly, new sparkling water

US - PepsiCo has announced the launch of bubly, a new sparkling water that has refreshing and delicious flavors which shake up the sparkling water category while keeping it real with no artificial flavors, no sweeteners, and no calories. According to the company, the introduction of bubly comes just one year after the launch of…