Big Brands

PepsiCo's profits were bolstered by its sales of its salty snacks, despite headwinds from its beverage division.

Frito-Lay props up PepsiCo’s profits as soda goes flat

By Gill Hyslop

Pepsi posted a second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by strong sales of Frito-Lay and other salty snacks, which offset pressures as health conscious consumers shift away from colas.

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Salmonella outbreaks

Kellogg cereal linked to Salmonella outbreaks across the US

By Douglas Yu

Kellogg has recalled Honey Smacks after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found the cereal product is linked to Salmonella outbreaks in 31 US states, leading to 24 people being hospitalized.