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Explained: The curious case of Nimbooz in the Supreme Court
India

Explained: The curious case of Nimbooz in the Supreme Court

There’s a battle going in the apex court to decide whether PepsiCo’s Nimbooz is a fruit juice or lemonade. The matter will now be heard in April

McDonald's, Starbucks, Coke, Pepsi, General Electric temporarily suspended Russia operations
World

McDonald's, Starbucks, Coke, Pepsi, General Electric temporarily suspended Russia operations

McDonald's said it will temporarily close 850 stores but continue paying its 62,000 employees in Russia "who have poured their heart and soul into our McDonald's brand."

'I could have won Tokyo Olympics 100m', says retired Usain Bolt
Sports

'I could have won Tokyo Olympics 100m', says retired Usain Bolt

The first Olympic 100m final since the great showman's departure was a subdued affair, with Jacobs clocking 9.80sec at a COVID-emptied Tokyo National Stadium

When Indian PM and US President both claimed Indra Nooyi is one of theirs
India

When Indian PM and US President both claimed Indra Nooyi is one of theirs

In her memoir, set to hit the bookstores next Tuesday, Nooyi describes the events that shaped her life from childhood to her becoming Pepsico CEO, a position from which she retired in 2018.

My Life in Full: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's memoir to be published in September
Arts & Culture

My Life in Full: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's memoir to be published in September

“I hope this book inspires business leaders, policymakers and all women and men passionate about easing the work-and-family burden to come together and create change.”

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé are named world's top plastic polluters for third year in a row
science

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé are named world's top plastic polluters for third year in a row

The top three plastic polluters India this year according to data received from 2018 - 2020 is Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd, Unilever and Britannia.

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in recyclable paper bottles from 2021, announces Diageo
India

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in recyclable paper bottles from 2021, announces Diageo

The distiller said that it has created a 100 percent paper-based spirits bottle made entirely from sustainably sourced wood

Coronavirus Lockdown: PepsiCo India partners with Dunzo to deliver food products at consumers' doorsteps
Business

Coronavirus Lockdown: PepsiCo India partners with Dunzo to deliver food products at consumers' doorsteps

Food and beverages major PepsiCo India on Tuesday said it has tied up with on-demand delivery service platform Dunzo to deliver its products from four food brands at consumers' doorsteps

Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks
Business

Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks

Over the last decade, NourishCo has focused on building brands in the healthy hydration space and has Himalayan mineral water, Tata Gluco Plus and Tata Water Plus in its portfolio.

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo partners CII to serve 2 million meals in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo partners CII to serve 2 million meals in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan

Food and beverage major PepsiCo India on Thursday joined hands with industry body CII to provide two million meals to the marginalised communities in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo India commits to provide 25,000 COVID-19 testing kits, 5 million meals to support fight against pandemic
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: PepsiCo India commits to provide 25,000 COVID-19 testing kits, 5 million meals to support fight against pandemic

PepsiCo has committed to provide over 5 million meals and 25,000 COVID-19 testing kits for India. The food and beverage major is looking to achieve this target with the help of PepsiCo Foundation, its philanthropic wing.

Indra Nooyi says women must know they are not second class citizens, they have arrived on scene
Business

Indra Nooyi says women must know they are not second class citizens, they have arrived on scene

The first-ever Indian American to be included in the portrait gallery, Nooyi said it sends the message to the people that the US is a great country to make your future in.

PepsiCo to start distribution of Aquafina water in aluminum cans from 2020
News & Analysis

PepsiCo to start distribution of Aquafina water in aluminum cans from 2020

PepsiCo aims to make aims packaging either 100% recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025.

Contract farming isn't a new idea, but govt needs to incentivise its spread across India
Business

Contract farming isn't a new idea, but govt needs to incentivise its spread across India

Like so many good ideas in India, contract farming is also one which has existed, thrived, and made its mark

Pepisco drops case against Gujarat potato farmers: Lessons to be learnt by MNC in failed fight with domestic producers
Business

Pepisco drops case against Gujarat potato farmers: Lessons to be learnt by MNC in failed fight with domestic producers

Pepsico has been forced to come down on its knees after the threat of a boycott of its products in India gained traction

PepsiCo withdraws one of 3 lawsuits filed against Gujarat potato farmers, seeks amicable solution to issue
Business

PepsiCo withdraws one of 3 lawsuits filed against Gujarat potato farmers, seeks amicable solution to issue

Apart from the two farmers in Deesa, PepsiCo had filed lawsuits against agriculturists from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts on similar grounds.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rahul Gandhi's 'entitlement', factory workers fight Centre, myth of testosterone; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rahul Gandhi's 'entitlement', factory workers fight Centre, myth of testosterone; today's must-read stories

Obviously, this wasn’t the first time Rahul Gandhi has made a case against himself in public life.

PepsiCo withdraws lawsuit against four potato farmers, firm says will try to find 'long term and amicable resolution'
Business

PepsiCo withdraws lawsuit against four potato farmers, firm says will try to find 'long term and amicable resolution'

PepsiCo in April sued four Indian farmers for cultivating a potato variety — FC5 — grown exclusively for its popular Lay’s potato chips

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Cylone Fani, sexual harassment allegation against CJI, and Magnus Carlsen interview; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Cylone Fani, sexual harassment allegation against CJI, and Magnus Carlsen interview; today's must-read stories

India's eastern coast has a long history of devastating cyclones: 26 of the 35 deadliest tropical cyclones in world history have been Bay of Bengal storms