Investment will buildout executive team, omnichannel growth
December 13, 2022
Prebiotic soda brand Poppi, Austin, Texas, announced $25 million in new financing led by CAVU Consumer Partners. The funding comes after a year of meteoric growth for Poppi, in which the brand experienced 148% increase in overall revenue and a 250% increase in online sales, it says.
Brand invites fans to join the ‘naughty list’ with chance to win cash for holiday gifts
December 1, 2022
With the holiday season in full swing, Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo unveiled its new holiday campaign featuring Lindsay Lohan and Santa inviting fans to try a surprising and naughty new twist on an old tradition with the introduction of Pilk and Cookies.
Transaction furthers company’s moves into emerging beverage categories
November 9, 2022
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP), Burlington, Mass., and Frisco, Texas, announced a minority stake in Athletic Brewing Co., a leading non-alcohol craft beer maker. The transaction represents KDP’s latest move into rapidly emerging beverage categories, following its acquisition of non-alcohol ready-to-drink cocktail brand Atypique.
High Point facility will feature 2030 pep+ goals in mind
October 3, 2022
PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) broke ground on its new 1.2 million square foot manufacturing facility at the Denver High Point development area, with local government representatives, community partners, and more than 250 local PBNA employees in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony.
New Hail Mary for $23K Contest invites college students to submit business ideas online
September 27, 2022
Having awarded more than $13 million in tuition since 2008, Dr Pepper, a brand of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Frisco, Texas, announced the return of the annual Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway program with its Tuition Giveaway Contest via TikTok in addition to a new offer — the Hail Mary for $23K Contest. This year, the brand has added the separate Hail Mary for $23K Contest initiative for students to pitch innovative goals, inventions or business ideas for a chance to win $23,000 in tuition dollars plus an additional $23,000 in start-up funding, the company says.
The limited release soft drinks to be awarded to 2,000 fans
September 23, 2022
In time for cooler weather, Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo introduced the Pepsi S’mores Collection. Americans can’t get enough of s’mores, and for those who refuse to miss an opportunity to satisfy their s’mores cravings, Pepsi has created the ultimate s’mores hack, it says.