Snacks

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.