Beverage giant PepsiCo has increased sales by about nine per cent
to $7.4bn (€5.3bn) during a strong first quarter for the year, as
it continues to expand its global operations, particularly through
its snack and potato chip lines.
Following a £15m (€22.2m) investment in research and development at
the company, UK crisp giant Walkers has launched a new 'healthier'
range to attract snack-loving consumers worried about their
Snack firm Frito Lay is to face a law suit for deceptively
marketing its 'Light' potato chip range in order to trick consumers
into believing the products do not contain the controversial fat
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Leading Scottish shortbread manufacturer Walkers Shortbread last
week introduced its new whisky mince pies at the Anuga trade show
in Cologne. The company plans to launch the product in the UK for
the Christmas season.
Crisp and snack company Walkers is to open a new UK plant in
Skelmersdale. The plant will produce Walkers snack products and
will take over some of the production from the soon to close
Swansea factory, the company has said.
PepsiCo continues to benefit from its healthy snacks ranges, though
a modest sales increase in snack products in the past three months
was overshadowed by a strong performance from the company's energy
and diet drinks.