June 20, 2011


Sports drinks and energy beverages remain the driving forces behind the beverage category. Dollar volume across all three channels for both segments spiked nearly 15% for the 12-week period ended April 17, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.


June 16, 2011

PepsiCo has donated $50,000 to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists that will be used for scholarships and internships to support Latino students pursuing careers in communications, journalism and social media.

June 14, 2011

PepsiCo said that it is ready to test market a new reduced-sugar cola.

June 13, 2011

Natural and organic foods and beverages are expected to realize dramatic growth in 2011 and beyond, following strong U.S. retail sales over the past five years.

June 8, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois has launched a campaign that showcases the use of glass packaging by food and beverage brands.

May 18, 2011

SoBe has implemented a full-scale integrated marketing campaign.

April 27, 2011

PepsiCo is building on the social networking experience by providing consumers with a new kind of vending system.

April 15, 2011

A former PepsiCo executive has joined Kellogg's as its new SVP global supply chain.

April 8, 2011

A grape soda brand has gotten a makeover.

March 28, 2011

PepsiCo is launching its latest Propel drink with the same great taste and a pretty face.

March 25, 2011

Expectations of improved profitability at Dollar General mean the company will keep the pedal to the metal in terms of expansion.

March 25, 2011

PepsiCo has appointed Maura Abeln Smith as its new EVP government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective May 5.

March 15, 2011

PepsiCo said it significantly is reducing its carbon footprint through its development of a plant-based bottle.

March 11, 2011

A joint venture between PepsiCo and Unilever has tapped a Hall of Fame golfer to promote ready-to-drink iced teas throughout the state of Florida.

February 17, 2011

Earnings per share for Dr Pepper Snapple Group increased 5 cents to 49 cents, compared with the year-ago period, thanks to an increase in consumer spending and new licensing agreements with Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

February 8, 2011

The American Beverage Association announced that consumers across the United States soon will find new front-of-pack labels on their favorite beverages as part of an effort by America's leading nonalcoholic beverage companies to bring the Clear on Calories initiative to stores.

February 8, 2011

Diet Pepsi is showing off its skinny side.

January 10, 2011

PepsiCo has named a new president for its Quaker Foods and Snacks business.

January 6, 2011

PepsiCo's Brisk Iced Tea is getting animated.

January 6, 2011

PepsiCo is extending its SoBe brand with a new line of zero-calorie beverages.

January 3, 2011

A nut snack brand now is part of a candy company's portfolio.

December 10, 2010

PepsiCo has upped its investment in O.N.E., a coconut water company.

December 8, 2010

A maker of private-brand products has appointed a new CEO.

December 7, 2010

Supplier News — PepsiCo and GNC are teaming up to develop and sell fortified coconut water products. The Phenom brand will launch during second quarter 2011 and will be sold exclusively at GNC stores and GNC.com. 



One of Hershey’s popular mint brands is adding a powerfully cool taste experience to its line. Ice Breakers Frost sugar-free mints are coated with xylitol, cooling and flavor crystals and will be available in Wintercool and peppermint varieties. The mints are now available in 1.2-oz. containers.