PepsiCo “Builds Brighter Futures”

Pepsi is a 8.3 billion dollar company and sells many items such as Pepsi Cola, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew, Naked Juice, and Lipton Tea. What many consumers may not know is that Pepsi has donated more than $600 million in cash to nonprofit organizations. Pepsi has also helped in disaster relief and humanitarian support all over the world, according to pepsico.com.

“PepsiCo is building brighter futures in the communities where we operate, through strategic grants provided by the PepsiCo Foundation and through employee volunteering and community service,” stated Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO.

“We are making a difference every day by investing in our communities. Our company and our people are committed to be being good stewards of our planet’s resources and good corporate citizens everywhere we operate, serve and live, ” Nooyi added.

PepsiCo,Steven Krier,  stated some examples, “Every location partner with local community events and charities – example here in Riverside we donate food(Mac-n-Cheese – Top Roman) to the Mission Food bank and managers and employees spend 4 hours 3 times a year boxing/bagging food for the homeless.

“We also participate in the MS walk in Ontario where we raise money and walk for a cure. We held two (one-in August and one- in December) Spark of Toy drives at the local Wal-Mart where we raised over 300 toys for needy children,”added Krier.

“Our heritage as a food and beverage powerhouse runs deep. What began with Pepsi-Cola more than a century ago and became PepsiCo with the addition of the Frito-Lay snack business nearly 50 years ago, has transformed into a global, diversified company with more than $65 billion in annual revenue. We are the largest food and beverage business in the United States and one of the largest in the world,” stated Indra K. Nooyi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Pepsi is a company known for their soda but that is not all they sell. They sell Aquafina Water, Starbucks Coffee, Gatorade, Muscle Milk, O.N.E Coconut Water, Mtn. Lipton Tea, Brisk Tea, Rockstar Energy, and Oceanspray juice. These are all healthier options for you or other options if you don’t like soda.

PepsiCo includes Quaker Foods and Frito-Lay. These companies sell snack items, for example Quaker-Foods sells oatmeal and snack bars and Frito-Lay sells chips.

Pepsi is expanding there company Steven Krier stated “We sell  better for you options – examples -0 calorie soda, water, enhanced water, juice, and smaller size containers for example 7.5oz cans, 16.9oz bottle, 12oz bottles.”

Pepsi is selling new items. These items are the newest items for PACt an Oceanspray water with real Cranberry extract, Propel enhanced water with electrolytes, Starbucks Iced Coffee, Mtn. Dew Baja Blast.