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Franchising industry to touch $50 bn by 2017: Pepsi India CEO

Franchising industry in India can reach USD 50 billion by 2017 and create 11 million additional jobs, according to PepsiCo India Chairman and CEO D Shivakumar.

PepsiCo commissions its largest Indian facility in Andhra Pradesh

PepsiCo India on Friday commissioned first phase of its largest beverage plant in the country in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

PepsiCo gets CCI nod for selling bottling plants to franchisee

Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India's proposed sale of its plants in North India to Varun Beverages had got clearance from fair trade watchdog CCI, saying the deal does not raise anti-competitive concerns.

Global firms to hire most from India: Pepsico Chief

"India will hire the most in the world, and will be the second most difficult market to hire from, after Japan," said PepsiCo India Chairman & CEO D Shivakumar.

Pepsico India wins trademark battle over packaged water

Soft drink giant Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd has won a trademark case in the Delhi High Court over the trademark 'Aquafina' used for its packaged drinking water.

HCL Technologies bags $500 million deal from Pepsi

Country's fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies has bagged a deal estimated to be around USD 500 from beverage giant PepsiCo.

PepsiCo India to invest over 1,200 cr on new plant in Andhra

Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India on Saturday said it will invest over Rs 1,200 crore to build a new beverage manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh.

PepsiCo appoints ex-Nokia executive D Shivakumar as India head

Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo Monday roped in former Nokia head for emerging markets, including India, D Shivakumar as its Chairman and CEO, India Region.

Fundamentals of India are strong: Indra Nooyi

Expressing faith in the India growth story, PepsiCo Chairperson and Chief Executive Indra Nooyi Friday said she doesn't see any reason why it should lose sheen when fundamentals are strong.

Pepsi brand more youthful, Coke for older ones: Nooyi

There is a "big difference between the two companies", she said, adding: "...In a way we came into India and invested a lot of money in India and grew it".

PepsiCo to invest Rs 33,000 cr in India by 2020: Indra Nooyi

Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo Monday said it will invest Rs 33,000 crore in India by 2020 to ramp up operations.

PepsiCo India to scale up collaborative farming model

The company aims to strengthen regions where it is already working with the farmers and also entering new geographies in the country.

PepsiCo India President Manu Anand quits

Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India Thursday said its India Region President Manu Anand has quit the company with immediate effect after working with the company for 19 years.

PepsiCo welcomes setting up of bureau for water use efficiency

"India is a water stressed geography and we believe that there is a need for establishing standards and benchmarks for efficient water use by all sectors and a framework for incentivising and rewarding those who promote water use efficiency in all sectors including industry and agriculture," the company said in a statement.

PepsiCo India expands cola portfolio; launches Pepsi Atom

Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India on Thursday expanded its cola portfolio with the launch of 'Pepsi Atom' and has roped in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput as its brand ambassador.

PepsiCo to double potato procurement in India in 5 yrs

The company is at present engaged in contract farming in seven states, including West Bangal, Punjab and Karnataka.

PepsiCo India appoints new CEOs for beverages, foods biz

Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo on Thursday announced changes in its top level management in India with appointments of Praveen Someshwar and Gautham Mukkavilli as chief executives for its foods and beverages verticals, respectively.

PepsiCo adopts innovative ways for digital marketing in India

Learning from mistakes made globally in digital marketing, food and beverage major PepsiCo is adopting innovative methods in India to tap the potential of social media for building brand equity and increase sales.

No specific details on job cut; India biz fantastic: PepsiCo

Global food and beverages major PepsiCo, which on Thursday announced 8,700 job cuts worldwide, did not provide country specific details - including impact on employees in India - but said its business was "fantastic" in the country.

Tata Global, PepsiCo JV eyes Rs 700 cr turnover by 2016

Eyeing a turnover of Rs 700 crore in the next five years, NourishCo -- a joint venture between Tata Global Beverages and PepsiCo India -- Thursday said it will expand its product portfolio of healthy products rapidly.