Displaying all posts from: March, 2011

An R&D effort for enviro-friendly packaging

It turns out that PepsiCo is leading the way in environment-friendly measures to reduce waste, such as reusing wasted cellulose fiber. Read more

Highlighting the importance of R&D

In case you missed it, the Chicago Tribune ran an interesting story a few days ago looking at the larger effort to develop healthier products. R&D plays a central role within PepsiCo, and our dedication to scientific innovation will help make our goals and commitments a reality. Read more

The economic and agriculture benefits of Mexican sunflowers

When we wrote earlier about PepsiCo’s new partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank to expand commercial sunflower crop production in Mexico, we talked about the nutritional benefits of shifting to heart-healthy, high-oleic sunflower oil (“HOSO”) in Mexico,an oil that is significantly lower in saturated fats than compared to other commonly-used oils. Read more