Pepsico

PepsiCo has announced the acquisition of a UK brand it said it has coveted for a long time.

PepsiCo set to buy UK Pipers Crisps

By Gill Hyslop

The Walkers and Doritos maker has announced its intention to acquire the flourishing Lincolnshire business for an undisclosed sum.

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.