Jamie Caulfield named PepsiCo’s SVP investor relations
PURCHASE, N.Y. One of the largest food and beverage makers in the world appointed a 17-year company veteran to a new post.
PepsiCo announced that Jamie Caulfield would succeed Lynn Tyson as the company’s SVP investor relations. Caulfield, who has held various roles at the company, most recently served as PepsiCo’s VP mergers and acquisitions, in which he successfully completed a number of key strategic acquisitions and joint ventures.
“I am delighted to be able to name Jamie Caulfield to this vitally important role,” said Hugh Johnston, CFO. “He is a very seasoned leader with a deep understanding of our global business. His breadth of experience across a wide range of financial disciplines –– both at headquarters and in our field operations –– will be extremely valuable as PepsiCo continues to grow and evolve.”
Lifestyle Foods helps consumers grab and go without sacrificing health
YORK, Pa. Lifestyle Foods is helping consumers curb their daily calorie intake without sacrificing taste.
Lifestyle Foods’ chilled grab-and-go line of products pairs together soups, including chicken noodle, vegetarian vegetable and tomato basil varieties, with either Caesar or garden salads, accompanied by light Caesar, ranch or Italian dressings. Lifestyle Foods also offers an oatmeal kit, complemented by fresh apple, raisins and turbinado sugar.
"It was a joint effort in development amongst our team," said Lifestyle Foods founder and CEO Jason Bross. He added, "We wanted to come up with something simple [that] isn’t being done yet."
Jelly Belly takes a dip in chocolate
FAIRFIELD, Calif. Jelly Belly reportedly is expanding its jelly beans offering with a decadent twist.
Jelly Belly’s Chocolate Dips candies are the company’s latest confection, in which its classic jelly beans are covered in dark chocolate. Jelly bean varieties available include raspberry, strawberry, Very Cherry, coconut and orange flavors.
The chocolate-covered jelly beans will be available in 2.8-oz., single-flavor bags for $2.49 each, and a 4.15-oz. gift box featuring all five flavors for $5.99.