Pepsi

  • Top tweets: Amitabh Bachchan, once Pepsi's brand ambassador, decides not to endorse it anymore February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Recently, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan criticised soft drink manufacturer Pepsi, and compared it to poison at an IIM-A event. He said, "I used to endorse Pepsi earlier but once I went to open a girls school in Jaipur and in one such gathering similar to this one, one...
  • Work begins on PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in Andhra Pradesh December 21, 2013

    Soft drink major PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in India is coming up in Andhra Pradesh at a cost of Rs.1,230 crore, its single largest investment in India. At a ceremony held at Hyderabad on Saturday, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy laid the foundation stone for the facility being built at...
  • India is getting a vote of confidence from beverage giants: Indra Nooyi November 12, 2013

    Pepsi Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said that Pepsi and rival Coca-Cola announcement to invest over $10.5 billion in the India market shows that the country is getting a vote of confidence from the two beverage giants. Pepsi's plans come after rival Coca-Cola Co, the world's largest drinks maker, said...
  • Hope whosoever comes to power will manage country well, says Indra Nooyi November 11, 2013

    PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, on Monday, hoped that whosoever comes to power after the next elections will manage the country well so that India clocks a consistent 7-8 per cent economic growth. "Our hope is that whosoever is in power, manages this country consistently for all the potential the...
  • Will brand IPL take a hit after the spot-fixing scandal? May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Will brand IPL take a hit after the new spot-fixing scandal? CNN-IBN takes a look at companies that are investing crores in the game. If the fall in ratings was not bad enough, the spot-fixing scandal has put the most successful cricket brand in a fix. Till now, tight...
  • Snapshot: Red tilak, saffron sari; Priyanka Chopra's strange IPL look April 17, 2013

    Pepsi roped in Priyanka Chopra for the second edition of their campaign, scheduled to go on-air on April 18. Chopra, a Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fan, plays an over-the-top spiritual diva in the commercial who leads her followers to pray for CSK win but ends up supporting RCB due to...
  • Snapshot: Cute! Viaan Raj Kundra's first public outing at the IPL April 9, 2013

    Rajasthan Royals owner Shilpa Shetty was spotted with her son and sister Shamita Shetty during a match of the Pepsi Indian Premier League between the Rajasthan Royals and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on April 8, 2013. The photos are from BCCI. ...
  • Snapshot: OMG! Is that Ranbir Kapoor in dental braces and glasses? March 30, 2013

    Ranbir Kapoor dons a very different look in the upcoming Pepsi IPL commercial. The actor shocked many when he stepped out of his vanity van recently for the shoot of Pepsi's IPL campaign at Filmcity in Mumbai. In the upcoming commercial, Ranbir plays a simple working class man who wears...
  • Pepsi rolls out a new bottle after 17 years March 22, 2013

    New York: Pepsi is rolling out a new shape for its 567-gram bottle for the first time in about 17 years. The new bottle has a contoured bottom half that appears easier for holding, and the wraparound label is shorter so that more of the drink is exposed. The change follows...
  • Soft drinks increase risk of prostate cancer in men November 28, 2012

    London: Men who drink fizzy drinks are not just ruining their teeth but could also be at risk of aggressive prostate cancer, the Daily Mail reported on Tuesday. A Swedish study has found just one soft drink a day could increase the risk of developing more serious forms of the...
  • Pepsi wins Rs 396.8 cr bid for IPL title rights November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: From its sixth season onwards, the Indian Premier League will be called the Pepsi Indian Premier League, after the soft drink giants won the title rights for a period of five years at a staggering Rs 396.8 crore. DLF snapped its ties with the cash-rich league last year after...
  • Pepsi to launch fat-blocking special soft drink November 12, 2012

    London: Pepsi plans to launch a version of its cola drink that it claims acts as a fat blocker, the Daily Mail reported on Monday. Pepsi Special is made with dextrin - an indigestible form of dietary fibre. Studies on rats suggest this can reduce the absorption of fat in...
  • Ronaldinho loses Coke deal for drinking Pepsi July 11, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazilian star midfielder's decision to have a sip of Pepsi at a press conference cost him dearly as rivals Coke pulled the plug on his endorsement deal. The former Barcelona man had himself to blame for his pocket being $760,000 lighter. Coke released Ronaldinho for giving Pepsi...
  • Coca Cola and Pepsi contain alcohol: Study June 28, 2012

    London: Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, a study has revealed. According to tests carried out by the Paris-based National Institute of Consumption, more than half of leading colas contain traces of alcohol, Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. These include the brand leaders Coca-Cola and Pepsi Cola, while it...
  • Striker Drogba to visit India next month May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Ivory Coast and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will visit India next month for the grand finale of the Pepsi T20 Football event. The final-winning team will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be coached by Drogba, before they face the Indian cricketing stars in a...
  • Pepsi's new tagline: 'Live For Now' April 30, 2012

    New York: In the 1980s Michael Jackson pitched it as "the choice of a new generation." In 1990 Ray Charles told people they "had the right one, baby." Now, Pepsi wants people to "Live for Now." A multi-year campaign featuring that tagline, as well as various online components, ads and partnerships...
  • Pepsi partners with Twitter for online concerts April 30, 2012

    New York: PepsiCo Inc. is tweeting to a new generation of music lovers. The No. 2 soda company is partnering with Twitter to provide streaming videos of live music concerts to Pepsi's followers on the social networking site. The deal is part of Pepsi's new global ad campaign that will also...
  • Indra Nooyi gets a raise, makes $17 mn in 2011 March 24, 2012

    Washington: PepsiCo's Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi received $17.1 million in compensation in 2011, a 5.8 percent increase from her 2010 package, according to a regulatory filing. The increase was driven largely by changes in the value of her retirement benefits at PepsiCo, according to the Securities and Exchange...
  • Coke, Pepsi to make changes in colour March 9, 2012

    New York: Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc are changing the way they make the caramel colouring used in their sodas as a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens bear a cancer warning label. The companies said the changes will be expanded nationally to...
  • I would've loved to be a footballer: Ranbir March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: If it had not have been showbiz for Ranbir Kapoor, it would definitely have been football, says the actor, who is endorsing a campaign on the sport. "Football is life for me and if not an actor, I would have loved to be a footballer. It teaches team work,...
  • UAE: Coke, Pepsi asked to remove cans from sale February 23, 2012

    Dubai: The UAE's Ministry of Economy has ordered removal of certain cans and bottles of Pepsi and Coca Cola from the market within one month, saying that the companies have reduced quantities without prior permission. The decision was taken after meeting between the Ministry and local departments following complaints the...
  • Nooyi 2nd most powerful woman in US business October 1, 2011

    Washington: After five years on top, PepsiCo's Indian American chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been pushed to the second spot as most powerful woman in US business by Kraft's CEO, Irene Rosenfeld. Nooyi was the only woman in the top 10 most powerful to be among the top 10 highest...
  • Pepsi to launch social vending machine April 28, 2011

    New York: PepsiCo Inc is introducing a "social vending" machine that lets users buy each other drinks remotely, further proof that its decades-old rivalry with Coca-Cola Co is going ever-more high tech. A prototype of the new technology will debut at a trade show this week in Chicago. Coke started...
  • Corporate America sends budget wishlist to FM February 19, 2011

    Washington: Corporate America wants Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to give positive indications on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector and opening multi-brand retailing during presentation of budget. In their wish list to Mukherjee, as he prepares to present his annual budget in less than 10...
  • Ranbir gives dance lessons to Sehwag February 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood 'rockstar' Ranbir Kapoor, who will be seen giving batting tips to cricketer Virender Sehwag in a new TV commercial, actually taught him to dance during the shooting of the ad. Ranbir, who has showcased his dancing prowess in movies like Saawariya, Bachna Ae Haseeno and Anjaana Anjaani, has...
  • Coke recipe still a secret, but has no alcohol February 17, 2011

    Kuala Lumpur: Coca-Cola has no alcohol in it, said the firm's manufacturer in Malaysia as it rubbished reports that the secret of the way it is prepared is out. Coca-Cola Malaysia's public affairs and communications director Kadri Taib said alcohol was not an ingredient and no fermentation took place during the...
  • Indra Nooyi's sister in race for Grammy Award December 13, 2010

    New York: She has decades of managerial experience and now, India-origin Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon, the sister of PepsiCo Chief Indra Nooyi, is in the race for a Grammy award. Tandon's work 'Om Namo Narayanaya: Soul Call', which features Sanskrit chants, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the 'Best Contemporary...
  • GE, PepsiCo India in corporate awards final list September 8, 2010

    Washington: GE and PepsiCo in India are among 12 American companies selected as finalists for the Secretary of State's prestigious 2010 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). Chosen from a record number of 78 nominations submitted by American ambassadors around the world, ACE finalists are international business leaders who recognize the vital...
  • Sonam Kapoor bags Rs 3 crore endorsement August 14, 2010

    Sonam Kapoor has been signed on as the brand ambassador for a cola brand. The Aisha actress has reportedly negotiated a Rs 3 crore deal with the soft drinks company. It seems this brand always prefers to sign rising stars. It signed on Aishwarya Rai when she was new to...