Free Press Journal
  • PepsiCo to install plastic crushing machines across Maharashtra in 2 years

    Shirdi: Food and beverages firm PepsiCo India is planning to install reverse vending machines to crush PET plastic bottles in all the 36 districts of the state over the next two years as part of its plastic waste management initiative, a top executive said. It aims to collect, segregate and recycle 6,500 tonnes of PET bottles in the state in the first year through this initiative. “We plan to roll out this (plastic waste

  • PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2 bn

    New York : PepsiCo on Monday said it was buying Israeli company SodaStream for $3.2 billion as the US beverage giant contends with falling demand for sugar-laden soft drinks among health-conscious consumers.

  • Indra Nooyi

    PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to step down on October 3; 5 things to know about her life and career

    Indra Nooyi is all set to step down as Chief Executive of PepsiCo in October this year, ending a 12-year run in which she sought to refashion the drinks. The 62-year-old will stay on as the Chairman until early 2019, is being replaced as CEO by the current President Ramon Laguarta. Her stepping down also draws attention to the dearth of prominent female CEOs in corporate America. Nooyi joined PepsiCo in 1994

  • Pepsico revenue grew by 80% under Indira Nooyi’s tenure

    New Delhi : Born in Chennai, Indira Nooyi has successfully changed the face of beverage major Pepsico with her agenda of “performance with purpose” by offering more nutritious products.

  • Who is Ramon Laguarta who replaces Indra Nooyi as PepsiCo’s new CEO

    PepsiCo Inc said on Monday that Indra Nooyi would step down as chief executive officer after 12 years at the helm and named President Ramon Laguarta as her replacement. Laguarta will take over from Ms Nooyi on October 3 and will also join the board, the company said in a statement.

  • Firms commit Rs 68K crore investment in food sector

    New Delhi : The government on Friday said investments worth Rs 68,000 crore have been committed by many domestic and multinational firms, including ITC, PepsiCo, Patanjali and Coca Cola Co, in India’s food and agriculture sector.

  • Virat Kohli turns down multi-crore soft drink endorsement deal. This is the reason why

    Virat Kohli always leads from the front. Be it his batting or stand on endorsement, Kohli is always stepped ahead. The Indian skipper has always focused on fitness and it won’t be wrong to say that many youngsters and aspiring athletes are inspired by him when it comes to being fit and active. And the proof is that Virat Kohli has yet again turned down a multi-crore offer to endorse a soft drink. And

  • Pepsi, Coke allowed to draw water from river

    The Public Interest Litigations were filed in the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) challenging the supply of surface water to the industries set up by the soft drink majors at the Industrial Growth Centre in Gangaikondam in Tirunelveli district.

  • MSD, PepsiCo end association

    New Delhi: The decade-long partnership between beverages and snacks major PepsiCo and Indian cricket skipper in limited overs format Mahendra Singh Dhoni has come to an end.

  • Indra Nooyi becomes Yale’s biggest alumni donor

    Washington: Indra Nooyi, the Indian-born PepsiCo Chairperson & CEO, has become the Yale School of Management’s biggest alumni donor with a ‘landmark gift’ to endow the deanship at her alma mater.

  • Coca-Cola may shut some plants if ‘sin tax’ imposed

    New Delhi : Beverages major Coca-Cola India said it will have to shut down some factories in India if the government accepts a proposal to impose 40 per cent ‘sin tax’ on aerated beverages.