| 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,...
| 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,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City lawyers tried to convince an appeals court on Tuesday to allow Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large sugary drinks, three months after it was struck down as an illegal overreach of executive power.
The law, invalidated...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Just weeks after PepsiCo Inc. announced it would remove a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drinks, an online petition is urging Coca-Cola Co. to remove brominated vegetable oil from its Powerade sports drinks.
The petition, started by a...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Olympian McKayla Maroney is about as well known for her endlessly memed unimpressed smirk as she is for her powerhouse performance on the vault.
So will she be recognizable wearing a smile in a new advertising campaign this month for Dr Pepper Snapple...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
A group of big food companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than it did in 2007, an independent evaluator said Thursday in a report on the pledge manufacturers made to First Lady Michelle Obama’s program to end...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:53 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 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
PepsiCo Inc., the makers of Pepsi One, the diet version of its popular soft drink, says it is in the process of lowering the levels of caramel coloring in its products to meet state regulations requiring reduced amounts of a chemical believed to cause...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Officials at the University of Maryland have pledged to spend an additional $5 million on student mental health services at the state's flagship College Park campus over the next 10 years, the largest investment in counseling services there in decades....