The PepsiCo Foundation’s signature nutrition operation Food for Good has worked with food banks and other hunger-fighting organizations to deliver more 100 million servings of nutritious food to children in need since its inception a decade ago.
The company displayed the latest additions to its $2bn snacking portfolio at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show, with both old-school and modern brands adding SKUs and entering new sub-categories.
To mark Spirit Day (October 17), the breakfast cereal giant, its employees and brands joined millions of consumers in ‘going purple’ to support the LGBTQ youth community – in the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world.
US celeb chef Christina Tosi’s burgeoning chain of dessert and bakery shops has secured a Series B funding from Sonoma Brands, the venture fund that invests in category disrupting brands, including Krave Jerky and Smashmallow.
The cereal and snack giant showed off new products for Rice Krispies, Pop-Tarts, Pringles and Cheez-Its at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show held in Atlanta, US, on October 1-4.
VMG Partners, a private equity firm specializing in better-for-you food and beverage brands since 2005, announced its acquisition of popchips and the launch of an investment arm and incubator for the next snacking era.