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.

KP Snacks has launched Hula Hoop Flavarings to capitalize on demand for flavor and sharing. Pic: KP Snacks

KP Snacks launches new Hula Hoops line extension

By Gill Hyslop

As part of its £3m ($4m) investment in its Hula Hoops brand, KP Snacks has launched a new line extension in response to consumer preference for bolder flavored crisps (chips) that can be shared.