Seebo – the artificial intelligence (AI) platform used by producers like General Mills, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Mondelēz to predict and prevent quality, yield and waste losses – is planning to expand its global reach following a $24m Series B financing round.
PepsiCo has announced its breakfast food products – previously featuring the Aunt Jemima branding – will now feature the name of the late 19th century business that actually created the original ready-made pancake mix.
The Lay’s and Doritos snacking giant is taking a concerted dive into the plant-based protein category by creating a joint venture with Beyond Meat to expand its portfolio of health-focused snacks and beverages.
The snack giant has chosen the 10 standout startups to join its fifth annual PepsiCo Greenhouse programme, a highly respected mentor-guided programme designed to boost innovation to transform the way consumers live their lives.
With the holidays approaching, half of US shoppers surveyed by Frito-Lay said they will be shopping for their holiday groceries online this year (up from 15% in 2019) with snacks being a top item for 77% of surveyed consumers.
A review of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK’s (CHL UK) first year of pilot measures to encourage healthier shopping baskets reveals that retailers working with snack producers like PepsiCo are certainly able to influence consumer choice.
PepsiCo is building on its three decade long history with the city of Chicago by investing $1.5m towards business practices to support equitable recovery in the ‘Windy City’, which has seen unemployment rates skyrocket because of the coronavirus pandemic.
B&G Foods, PepsiCo, Conagra Brands, Mars Inc and Land O’Lakes have all agreed to remove legacy logos that allegedly have racists connotations amid growing pressure from the Black Lives Matter movement in the US.
According to the United Nations (UN), climate change threatens our food supply ‘through increasing temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and greater frequency of some extreme events’. And there’s no time to lose.
The Lay’s and Doritos maker has signed a $20m partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to create a gender-inclusive supply chain and help build a more sustainable food system.