PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and in a short period grew into one of the largest food and beverage businesses in the country. PepsiCo today is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than US$ 65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than US$ 1 billion each in annual retail sales. Its main businesses include Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola.
In India, it has built an expansive beverage and snack food business supported by 38 beverage plants and three food plants. PepsiCo India's diverse portfolio includes iconic brands such as Pepsi, Lay's, Kurkure, Tropicana, Gatorade and Quaker.
PepsiCo India has pioneered and established a model of partnership with farmers and now works with over 24,000 farmers across nine states. More than 45 per cent of these are small and marginal farmers with a land holding of one acre or less. PepsiCo provides 360-degree support to the farmers through assured buyback of their produce at pre-agreed prices, quality seeds, extension services, disease control packages, bank loans, weather insurance, and the latest technological practices.
Pepsi Foods: Global Leader in Foods and Beverages
|2013||Wins award for 'Developing Leaders of Tomorrow' at the SHRM India HR Awards|
|2012||Quaker introduces An All New Indian Breakfast Range With Wholegrain Energy|
|2010||Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form joint venture (JV) with Tatas for healthy beverages|
|2009||Receives recognition for its water replenishment initiatives, wins the CII And UNESCO Award|
|2008||Tropicana wins the Gold Trusted Brand Award In the juice category|
|2007||Launches Tropicana Twister; launches Pepsi Gold-a new variant|
Updated: September, 2014