Potato Chips + Chocolate Chips = Chocolate Potato Chips

Potato Chips + Chocolate Chips = Chocolate Potato Chips

First there were potato chips. Then there were chocolate chips. Now, Lay’s is introducing Chocolate Potato Chips. Oh, the sheer joy. Or horror. According to Lay’s, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, this is a limited time product that the company is … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Coke, Pepsi to Slash 30% of Sugar from Colas [April Fool's]

BREAKING: Coke, Pepsi to Slash 30% of Sugar from Colas [April Fool's]

A few weeks ago we wrote about a product formulation change by cola manufacturers, including Pepsi and Coca Cola, modifying the type of caramel coloring used in order to avoid being labeled as carcinogenic. But that’s small peas compared to … Continue reading

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PepsiCo Returns to Core [read: Junk Food] Products

PepsiCo Returns to Core [read: Junk Food] Products

Can junk food companies reinvent themselves and start selling healthy food instead? If you ask the CEOs of the big food corporations such as McDonald’s and PepsiCo, the answer is YES, of course. Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo has … Continue reading

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Pepsi, NFL sign a 10 year, $2300000000 Sponsorship Agreement

Pepsi, NFL sign a 10 year, $2300000000 Sponsorship Agreement

You’d think the NFL and its super athletes would serve as a shining example of physical fitness and gastronomic responsibility. You expect top athletes to eat healthy and serve an example to millions of boys and young men who look … Continue reading

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Fighting Obesity: The Corporate Dilemma

Fighting Obesity: The Corporate Dilemma

Infographic: the Wall Street Journal Yesterday’s post on the extent of obesity in the US led to an outpouring of comments an tweets by many of you. No doubt we were all bamboozled by the stats. We’re pretty sure that … Continue reading

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Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

You’ve got to hand it to Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo. She is trying to re-invent the junk food and beverage conglomerate by building an entire portfolio of “Good For You” Products. Problem is, that she is pushing the … Continue reading

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PepsiCo CEO – ‘If all consumers exercised…obesity wouldn’t exist’

PepsiCo CEO – ‘If all consumers exercised…obesity wouldn’t exist’

Folks, we didn’t make this up. Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo’s CEO, was recently interviewed by Fortune magazine. Substantial parts of the interview dealt with the mega corporation’s shift to healthier foods. To be more accurate, less-bad foods. Currently, the largest food … Continue reading

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