| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Steps from the lobby of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group headquarters, a row of inauspicious Rubbermaid bins holds the crystallized future of the nation's third largest soft drink player.
The tubs contain sugar, the artificial sweetener aspartame and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:56 AM
D.W. Hunter, the great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit against PepsiCo Inc., its subsidiary Quaker Oats Co., Pinnacle Foods and its onetime suitor, Hillshire Brands Co., on behalf...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Can PepsiCo become the next Red Bull?
Frank Cooper III, who serves as the soda giant's chief marketing officer of global consumer engagement, has long championed the power of entertainment as a way to build a loyal fanbase around the company's brands,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:21 AM
An Orange County woman has filed suit against PepsiCo Inc., alleging that the food and beverage company failed to warn consumers that its diet soda, Pepsi One, contains a cancer-causing component.
Kelly Ree contends in the lawsuit that Pepsi One...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Pepsi has released a limited-edition soda can that commemorates the Orlando Magic’s 25th-anniversary season.
The 12-ounce cans recently arrived in retail stores in Central Florida, and the cans feature the team’s 25th-anniversary logo.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of caramel colorings used in a variety of foods, including colas and other dark soft drinks, to determine whether the agency should act to limit consumers' exposure to a chemical created during...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Caramel color is an additive that gives your bubbly soda that distinct amber hue.
But some of the artificial coloring also contains a potentially carcinogenic chemical called 4-methylimidazole or 4-MeI.
Although there are no federal limits on its use,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:33 AM
PepsiCo Inc. announced plans Friday to invest $5 billion to expand in Mexico over the next five years, a move that will boost its production capacity and add 4,000 new jobs to the country's economy.
The beverage and snack maker said Mexico is "one of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The future of the soda industry may end up looking a lot like a science-fiction movie. It will involve the loss of real ingredients and the creation of virtual substances meant to manipulate and trick the mind.
PepsiCo is working with Senomyx, a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Longtime Oscars sponsors Coca-Cola and Hyundai Motor have dropped their support of the event, their places taken by PepsiCo and General Motors, ABC disclosed Thursday.
The Walt Disney network said J.C. Penney, another veteran Oscars advertiser,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Many Southeast Asians and others around the world owe their thanks to the Coca-Cola Company.
No, I'm not expressing gratitude for the sugary drinks that can help make people fat. But to make those drinks, Coke is one of the world's largest sugar...