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Indra Nooyi: Population of Asia, Africa booming, key challenge massive global inequity

March 20, 2022 7:36 am

She added that with the growing population, higher protein consumption and more rearing of animals could result in more epidemics and pandemics “as viruses jump from animals to human beings”, and called for public health systems to be ready.

After labour strike and lockout, PepsiCo to close production unit in Kerala

September 24, 2020 2:31 am

This comes 15 years after Coke, another soft drink major, wound up its plant in the state.

PepsiCo beats revenue estimates on snacking boost

July 13, 2020 5:08 pm

Sales of snacks under the Frito-Lay North America unit rose 7% in the second quarter.

Progress in state on potato value chain should be replicated: PepsiCo Asia head

January 31, 2020 2:02 pm

“How can industry and farmers win together? We follow contract farming or collaborative farming, where we put farmers at the centre,” he said.

Reckitt Benckiser names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan its CEO

June 12, 2019 12:49 pm

Narasimhan's initial priorities will be to focus on delivering outperformance, especially in the health business unit, and to drive the Lysol maker's plan to split the firm into two business units under the same company.

PepsiCo withdraws potato lawsuits against remaining nine farmers

May 11, 2019 4:03 am

PepsiCo India had taken the farmers to court stating that they had been growing a variety of potato, FC-5 , “without their permission,” since it was registered under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act (PPV&FR Act).

PepsiCo proposes settlement to Gujarat potato farmers sued by it

April 26, 2019 9:15 pm

Pepsico offered to settle the dispute if the farmers gave an undertaking to purchase this specific variety of seeds from the company and thereafter sell the potato produced to it.

PepsiCo’s Lawsuits Against Farmers: HC tells Deesa court to check cold storages too

April 26, 2019 8:52 am

Pepsico India had filed lawsuits against Fulchand Kachchhawa and Suresh Kachchhawa of Malgadh village in Deesa taluka of Banaskantha on April 11 for “illegally” growing and selling potato variety FL-2027, for which the company is the registered breeder.

Back Gujarat farmers against whom PepsiCo has slapped lawsuits: Rights groups to Centre

April 25, 2019 6:31 am

On a suit filed by PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd, the Ahmedabad city civil court earlier this month had barred four farmers of Sabarkantha district — Bipin Patel, Chhabil Patel, Vinod Patel and Haribhai Patel — from growing and selling potatoes till April 26.

'India does have huge potential, real question is speed of growth,' says former PepsiCo chairperson Indra Nooyi

March 31, 2019 12:07 pm

Indra Nooyi, who was the guest speaker, was addressing the 'New India Lecture' series, organised by the Consulate under the aegis of Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty and in partnership with the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF).


Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

How many Fortune 500 companies have women as CEOs: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The more we look at gender gap, the more we find that it is everywhere. How are Fortune 500 companies doing in terms of women in leadership roles? A look at the disparity in today’s News in Numbers.