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New Coke was first launched in 1985, but was considered a major failure.

The 18 biggest failures in soda history, from New Coke to Orbitz

Some soda brands just don't resonate with consumers, and they're taken off supermarket shelves, never to return.

PepsiCo rises after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts

PepsiCo beat analyst estimates as brands including Mountain Dew and Doritos bolstered quarterly earnings.
As plant-based "meat" takes off, Barclays looks to bugs as a major part of the future of alternative proteins.

Eating insects will soon go mainstream as bug protein is set to explode into an $8 billion business

Eating bugs is becoming increasingly common as the global population swells and Gen Z seeks more sustainable alternatives to traditional meat.
Robert L. Dixon, Jr., former Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of PepsiCo, joined Okta's board of directors on Monday.

$14 billion Okta adds a former PepsiCo exec to its board so its leadership can hear the ‘voice of the customer’

Okta added former PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble executive Robert L. Dixon, Jr. to its board of directors. Here's why Dixon looks forward to the gig.
LaCroix is in a "free fall," according to Guggenheim.

LaCroix faces a crippling ‘free fall’ as it turns ‘from bad, to worse, to disastrous,’ analyst says

LaCroix sales declined 9.4% over the past 12 weeks, and the brand is quickly losing market share, according to Guggenheim Securities.
Sorted potatoes carried at the market yard of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. May 16, 2012.

The $177 billion owner of Lay’s chips sued small-time Indian farmers for growing a type of potato it claims exclusive rights over

PepsiCo said it'd had the rights to the FL-2027 potato in India since 2016, accusing the farmers of "illegally dealing in our registered variety."
In 2016, 4 billion pounds of plastic was used in US bottled water production.

12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Pepsi shot down rumors it is considering a move into the cannabis business.

PepsiCo is laying off corporate employees as the company commits to millions of dollars in severance pay, restructuring, and ‘relentlessly autom...

PepsiCo has kicked off a round of layoffs impacting employees in multiple offices, two people who were laid off by the company told Business Insider.

The White House is reportedly considering former Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi to head the World Bank

Indra Nooyi, who stepped down from PepsiCo in August 2018, is reportedly being considered for the role of president of the World Bank.