New zero-sugar soft drink well-received in consumer preference testing
January 13, 2023
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced a new and improved Pepsi Zero Sugar. The company also is giving consumers the opportunity to redeem up to 10 million free Pepsi Zero Sugars starting during the NFL Playoffs through the Super Bowl.
Commercial debuts Thanksgiving Day with exclusive merchandise, digital ‘Holiday Village’
November 23, 2022
The North American Divisions of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo announced teaming up to launch its Share More Joy campaign, featuring a new holiday commercial: “Melt.” The commercial, which debuted on Thanksgiving Day, marks the first national holiday commercial collaboration between Frito-Lay and PepsiCo Beverages.
High Point facility will feature 2030 pep+ goals in mind
October 3, 2022
PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) broke ground on its new 1.2 million square foot manufacturing facility at the Denver High Point development area, with local government representatives, community partners, and more than 250 local PBNA employees in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony.
The limited-edition collab includes Halloween mystery flavor, the VOO-DEW Grim
September 1, 2022
North America’s largest Halloween retailer, Spirit Halloween, Egg Harbor Township, N.J., teamed up with MTN DEW, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, to help DEW Nation celebrate this Halloween season in style. The two brands are collaborating on a new collection of costumes inspired by three fan-favorite MTN DEW flavors and the VOO-DEW Grim, the embodiment of the iconic Halloween mystery flavor, MTN DEW VOO-DEW.
PepsiCo also makes investment in Celsius to support growth agenda
August 1, 2022
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., and Celsius Holdings Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., maker of a global fitness energy drink CELSIUS, announced a definitive agreement forging a long-term strategic distribution arrangement. The distribution agreement initially transitions Celsius’ current U.S. distribution to PepsiCo’s best-in-class capabilities, the companies note. As part of the transaction, PepsiCo also will make an investment in Celsius in support of its growth agenda and will nominate a director to serve on Celsius’ Board of Directors.
Contest coincides with launch to send fans to Tennessee for initial taste opportunity
February 22, 2022
The Boston Beer Co., Boston, announced the launch of HARD MTN DEW, a new alcohol beverage featuring four bold flavors, including original MTN DEW, Baja Blast, Black Cherry and Watermelon. With no caffeine, zero added sugar and 100 calories in each serving, HARD MTN DEW features a 5% ABV.
PepsiCo’s investment with Closed Loop Partners aims to create an innovative community-based recycling infrastructure model
January 21, 2022
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) announced a $35 million investment with Closed Loop Partners that will create the "Closed Loop Local Recycling Fund," an innovative circular economy initiative to advance new small-scale, modular recycling systems in communities across the United States, it says.
Hubs aim to accelerate company's digital capabilities
October 26, 2021
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., announced the establishment of the company's first two Digital Hubs in North America and Europe, with plans to expand to more locations in the future. These hubs, located in Dallas and Barcelona, Spain, are expected to create more than 500 new, high-caliber data and digital jobs during the next three years, bringing additional opportunity to the regions. By creating state-of-the-art spaces designed for real-time collaboration, the talent and capabilities housed in these Digital Hubs will drive PepsiCo's digitalization agenda and create a strong, global digital delivery network, the company says.
PepsiCo, NFL also join together to support magnet high school
October 1, 2021
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, the NFL and Roc Nation officially announced the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show lineup: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. The trailblazing musicians will take the stage at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Feb. 13, 2022, airing on NBC and Telemundo and streaming live on Peacock.