Frito-Lay

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.

Nooyi's idea of launching lady Doritos has been disputed by PepsiCo. Pic: ©GettyImages/AntonioGuillem

PepsiCo refutes launch of Doritos for women

By Douglas Yu

PepsiCo has called reports of it launching snacks specifically for women inaccurate, noting 'We already have Doritos for women - they’re called Doritos - and they’re enjoyed by millions of people every day.'