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There's a humanitarian crisis growing in both Ukraine and Russia. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco

The cost of war on the food front

By Gill Hyslop

The list of companies shutting operations in Russia grows daily, however, dozens remain to help out with a different, but no less severe, humanitarian crisis.

Americans consumed the equivalent of 270 jumbo jets-worth of snacks on Super Bowl Sunday. Pic: GettyImages/Lew Robertson

Super Bowl Sunday snacking was more serious than ever before

By Gill Hyslop

While Americans forked out $30.5bn for snacks in 2021, according to Chicago-based market researcher IRI, the event that really got them tucking in was this year’s Super Bowl Sunday, with SNAC International data showing a whopping 112 million pounds of...

PepsiCo jacks up the heat for Super Bowl Sunday

PepsiCo jacks up the heat for Super Bowl Sunday

By Gill Hyslop

Frito-Lay has teamed up with Grammy-award winner Megan Thee Stallion to release ‘Flamin’ Hottie’, which offers a fresh and reimagined spin of Salt-N-Pepa’s classic ‘Push It’.

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Lay’s dives into a tipple

By Gill Hyslop

For decades, the PepsiCo-owned brand has been known for its potato chips. It has now debuted in a completely new category – just in time for the upcoming festivities.

One of the original 'Cheetle' artworks by Lefty Out There that commanded a $2,500 price tag during Art Basel in Miami Beach. Pic: PepsiCo Frito-Lay

Lefty Out There ‘Cheetle’ originals sold for $2,500 each

By Gill Hyslop

Two original artworks made entirely of ‘Cheetos dust’ by pioneering multidisciplinary artist and illustrator Lefty Out There (aka Franco Campanella) commanded a price tag of $2,500 each during Art Basel in Miami Beach.

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Top 10 tips for female entrepreneurs

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo-backed Stacy’s Pita Chips is ramping up its support for female business owners on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (19 November), following the kickoff of the 2021 Stacy’s Rise Project, a grant and mentorship programme dedicated to helping women grow...

Celeb chef and author Carla Hall is cooking up inspiring ways to reinvent leftovers from Fourth of July celebrations. Pic: Frito-Lay

Tostitos extends Fourth of July celebrations by taking on food waste

By Gill Hyslop

Frito-Lay North America’s popular Tostitos brand is upping the ante on fighting food waste by teaming up with celebrity chef and author Carla Hall to launch Next Day Delicious, a bite-size cooking series to help consumers transform leftovers into new...

PepsiCo Positive Agriculture agenda will improve the livelihoods of more than 250,000 people in its agricultural supply chain, including empowering women. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s ambitious agriculture plan

By Gill Hyslop

The snack giant has laid out its impressive Positive Agriculture agenda, designed to significantly shrink its carbon footprint, provide readily-available access to food for global population and improve the livelihoods for more people.