PepsiCo: News

02 Sep 2022


Who is Laxman Narasimhan, the new Starbucks CEO?

Starbucks Corporation, the largest coffee company in the world, has appointed Laxman Narasimhan as its new CEO.

09 Mar 2022


Russia-Ukraine crisis: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo suspend business in Russia

The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo—two of the biggest beverage producers in the world—said on Tuesday that they are suspending their business in Russia in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

01 Feb 2020


Avast shutting down company that sold user data without permission

A few days back, anti-virus giant Avast was caught selling PC activity of its users through its subsidiary, a company named Jumpshot.

31 Jan 2020


Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

28 Jan 2020


Avast sold user-data to Google, Microsoft for millions of dollars

Avast, one of the leading providers of anti-virus and internet security solutions, is facing flak for engaging in some shady data business.

22 Jan 2020


Coca-Cola says customers want plastic bottles; wouldn't ban them

Despite being one of the largest producers of plastic waste, the leading beverage brand Coca-Cola has indicated that it has no plans to ditch plastic.

25 Aug 2019


In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

15 Jul 2019


Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

06 Jul 2019

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli's 87-year-old "passionate fan" bags PepsiCo ad campaign

Earlier this week, an 87-year-old caught everyone's attention.

05 Jul 2019


These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

17 May 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: GEM Enviro, start-up that recycles plastic waste into bags

Let's face it, plastics are a threat for everyone, from humans on the land to creatures in the deepest parts of the ocean.

09 Feb 2019


Watch: Lionel Messi's incredible trick shot leaves Twitter in awe

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is one of the greatest players to have graced the sport.

16 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Indra Nooyi, former PepsiCo CEO, could head World Bank

Indra K. Nooyi, who led PepsiCo for 12 years before leaving the company in August last year, is being considered for the top post of World Bank, multiple reports claimed.

12 Nov 2018


PM Modi inaugurates India's first inland waterway: Details here

On Monday, a vessel carrying PEPSICO (India) cargo docked at the holy city of Varanasi, marking India's first inland voyage by a container ship since it gained Independence.

02 Oct 2018


After seven years, PepsiCo India is profitable again

PepsiCo India, one of the biggest snacks and beverage makers in the country, has reported profits after seven years.

06 Sep 2018


PepsiCo to install plastic crushing machines across Maharashtra in 2yrs

Food and beverages firm PepsiCo India is planning to install reverse vending machines to crush PET plastic bottles in all the 36 districts of Maharashtra over the next two years, as part of its plastic waste management initiative, a top executive said.

25 Aug 2018

Donald Trump

Apple, JPMorgan, Pepsi express concerns over Trump's H-1B policy

H-1B visas have been a touching topic ever since Donald Trump became the US President.

08 Aug 2018

Donald Trump

Trump hosts Nooyi, Banga among top corporate leaders for dinner

PepsiCo's outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi and MasterCard's Chief Executive Ajay Banga were among a small group of top corporate leaders hosted by US President Donald Trump for a dinner at his private golf club in New Jersey to hear their perspective on the state of the country's economy.

07 Aug 2018

Indra Nooyi

Time to shift to family; not joining politics: Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi has ruled out joining politics and will now focus on her family after her long-innings at the beverage giant PepsiCo.

06 Aug 2018

Indra Nooyi

Everything to know about Ramon Laguarta, PepsiCo's new CEO

It's official - Chennai-born Indra Nooyi is stepping down as the CEO of PepsiCo after 12 long years at the helm.

06 Aug 2018


Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo CEO, steps down after 12 years

Indra Nooyi, who has led global food and beverage giant PepsiCo as CEO for 12 years, is stepping down, the company announced.

14 Jun 2018

General Motors

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to take over as General Motors CFO

Another person of Indian origin has made their mark on the international platform. Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of General Motors (GM), the US' largest automaker.

01 May 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.

02 Apr 2018


Meet Vera, the Russian robot that is hiring humans

Last year, a McKinsey study found that automation would take '800 million jobs by 2030'. Fast-forward to today, Robots have found yet another job.

09 Feb 2018


ICC appoints Indra Nooyi as its first independent female director

In one of the biggest developments in the world of cricket, the ICC has announced that Indra Nooyi, the current chairman of PepsiCo, has been appointed as the first independent female director of the board.

09 Feb 2018

Social Media

Who are you trolling? Indra Nooyi? But why?

Like hundreds of others, I want a burger that doesn't spill all over while eating.

05 Nov 2017


Virat Kohli turns 29- The unknown side of Indian skipper

At his current pace and form, Virat Kohli is on an unstoppable road to breaking almost all the batting records in cricket history.

14 Oct 2017


Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks

Food and beverage behemoths Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are playing a big gamble in India by "changing" the recipes of their top-selling drinks.

15 Sep 2017


Why did Kohli refuse to extend his association with Pepsi?

Virat Kohli turned down a multi-crore offer to endorse carbonated soft drink Pepsi as he does not consume aerated drinks and doesn't believe in preaching what he doesn't practice.

04 Aug 2017


Good ads are magic, but can they salvage bad products?

Today, when information moves from one corner of the world to another in seconds, effective marketing/advertising is key to ensure a successful product.

31 May 2017


Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles

Nestle India is revamping its Maggi Masala Noodles by cutting the salt content and adding iron to launch a new fortified variant of the ready-to-cook noodles.

17 May 2017


Millennials are changing India, one decision at a time

It is expected that within the next four years, India will have 64% of its population within the working age group, fuelling its growth.

26 Apr 2017


HUL vs Amul, new wine in old bottle

Amul and Hindustan Unilever Ltd are currently embroiled in a legal battle over the charges of 'disparaging others' products in an ad, initiated by HUL.

12 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Stay on drawing of river water for PepsiCo, Coca Cola

PepsiCo and Coca Cola have been restrained from drawing water from Tamirabharani River till April 30 due to acute water shortage.

06 Apr 2017

Kendall Jenner

Pepsi pulls down Kendall Jenner ad over protests

The latest controversial ad campaign by Pepsi featuring reality TV star and supermodel Kendall Jenner in a rally left a sour taste in some people's mouth.

02 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC permits Pepsi, Coke to use river water

Madras HC has lifted a ban which barred Pepsi and Coca Cola from using river water to manufacture beverages.

25 Feb 2017


Varun Beverages own 90% of Zambian subsidiary

Varun Beverages Ltd, the largest bottler for PepsiCo in India, has increased its stake in its Zambia subsidiary to 90% to benefit from fast-paced growth in the African nation.

09 Feb 2017


A company which rents brainpower

Xinova, founded in October 2015, is a Seattle-based company which rents out brainpower to solve problems.

30 Jan 2017

Tamil Nadu

America and its most famous immigrants

Immigrants from across the world have migrated to the US for a better life.

23 Dec 2016

Donald Trump

Trump picks Navarro, Spicer for top posts

Donald Trump appointed Peter Navarro, a hard-liner on US-China relations to head the White House's National Trade Council, a move that may irk Beijing.