PepsiCo has continued in its bid to acquire its two US anchor bottlers Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas, and remains convinced that there are annual synergies of at least $200 million. After rejections...

Food manufacturers in France are hoping to be the first in Europe to use the high-intensity stevia extract Rebaudioside-A (also known as Reb A and Rebiana), before the rest of continent receives full approval,...

PepsiCo announced overnight that it would sue Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) and some of its directors. The news comes in the wake of PBG, Pepsi’s largest bottler, declining a takeover proposal from...

PepsiCo’s bid to regain control over their distribution in the US has received another blow overnight with bottler Pepsi Americas rejecting their takeover offer. Last month PepsiCo made a takeover...

First quarter profit at The Coca-Cola Company has fallen by 10 per cent, as currency fluctuations and one-time costs outweigh an increase in unit case volume of 2 per cent.Internationally, the Company...

PepsiCo has proposed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock it does not already own in its two largest anchor bottlers, The Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas, in a move that has...

PepsiCo has filed a lawsuit against major competitor The Coca-Cola Company, alleging false advertising that unfairly tarnishes their Gatorade brand. The owners of the world’s largest selling sports...

Stevia, a sugar substitute with no calories that has been dubbed by some as the ‘holy grail’ of sweeteners, has now been introduced into sports drinks. All Sport and Dr Pepper Snapple Group...

PepsiCo has reported net revenue growth of 10 per cent to US$43.3 billion for 2008, although a 3 per cent increase in net revenue for the fourth quarter suggests growth is beginning to wane. Indra Nooyi,...

Givaudan, one of the world’s leading flavours and fragrances companies, has identified a bitter taste receptor which could pave the way for even more stevia products following the approval of the...