Gatorade is marketed as “more than just a sports drink”. The scientifically formulated rehydration beverages are used as a water substitute by many health professionals, athletes and fitness consumers....

The British Medical Journal has reported that functional health claims for sports drinks are being overstated. In particular the report criticises the claim of many sports drinks to be “essential for...

Two recent major acquisitions in the U.S. by well-known beverage brands may indicate new trends in diversification. Australian Food News has observed that the recent acquisitions of major companies such...

An international group of public health academics has collaborated in research finding that provocatively describes the role of big companies in low- to middle-income (LMIC) countries as a “manufacturing...

Some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets, food manufacturers, caterers and food outlets have agreed to voluntarily cut the number of calories in their products under a new UK Government health initiative...

US beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Inc. are adjusting the formula of their caramel colour following health concerns about the use of the additive 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI). Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo...

The Consumer Goods Forum has unveiled a new set of industry-wide resolutions designed to promote health and wellness. On the first day of its annual global summit in Barcelona today (15 June), the Forum...

PepsiCo has completed the acquisition of a 66% stake in Wimm-Bill-Dann, it said last night (3 February).The snacks and soft drinks giant announced in December that it had struck a deal to buy a stake in...

Following a review of more than 5,600 creative submissions – the most ever in a single year of competition – Doritos and Pepsi MAX today revealed the names of the 10 finalists in the Crash...

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America snacks business plans to make 50% of its products from natural ingredients by the end of the year.The target, which includes Lay’s potato chips, Tostitos tortilla...