Posts Tagged ‘PepsiCo’

Healthier Food: Are We There Yet?

September 25, 2014 — This week brings more news on the struggle for a healthier food supply and the role of the food industry in bringing change. Yesterday, Judy Woodruff of the PBS NewsHour moderated a discussion with Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The three spent more than […]

Breakfast Soda: PepsiCo Says, Why Not?

March 31, 2013 — In a move the company says is a response to growing demand from consumers, PepsiCo has introduced Kickstart from Mountain Dew, a carbonated breakfast soda with 5% fruit juice. The drink, which will come in orange citrus and fruit punch flavors, has the sort of visually distinctive 16 ounce cans usually reserved for energy drinks […]

PepsiCo: Demon or Reformer

March 16, 2013 — If you want to change an environment dominated by huge corporations like PepsiCo to improve public health, what do you do? For tobacco control advocates, the answer was easy: raise the prices on tobacco,  restrict the places where it can be used, and demonize the companies that make it. But with sugary drinks and junk […]