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News and Trends

5 Things To Know About the New PepsiCo India CEO Jagrut Kotecha

He will be superseding Ahmed El Sheikh, who held the position for seven years and will now be the CEO of its Middle East business unit. He will officially assume the position in March 2024

Business News

Doritos Is Selling a Nacho-Cheese Flavored Spirit: 'Tastes Just Like the Real Thing'

The limited edition flavor costs $65 a bottle.

Growth Strategies

Startup Spotlight: Jordan-Based Smart Green Is On A Mission To Digitally Transform Conventional Farming Practices Across The MENA Region

One of Smart Green's main offerings is Fertigo, a smart irrigation and fertigation system that aims to address water scarcity.

Starting a Business

Startup Spotlight: Jordan-Based SmartWTI Offers Sustainable Water Solutions For Farmers To Operate Despite Arid Conditions

Armed with a mission to help farmers maintain their businesses despite the region's aridity, SmartWTI designs and manufactures tech-driven water management solutions.

Starting a Business

Startup Spotlight: Lebanon-Based Dooda Solutions' Earthworm Farms Offer Eco-Friendly Fertilizer Alternatives To Farmers In The Region

Dooda Solutions' vermicompost products aim to enhance soil health as well as provide sustainable solutions for farmers.

News and Trends

Meet The Six Startups Selected For The Second Cohort Of PepsiCo's Greenhouse Accelerator Program: MENA Sustainability Edition

Over 180 applications from across the MENA region were sent in for the 2023 edition of this program, of which six startups were selected to participate in it.

Growth Strategies

Tackling Food Insecurity In The MENA: A Playbook For The Private Sector

The private sector is instrumental in tackling issues related to food insecurity and sustainable agriculture, but is there a way we can laser focus our efforts in one direction?

Business News

André Moraes of PepsiCo Foodservice Digital Lab on Helping Restaurants Be Future-Proof

Interview with the head of PepsiCo Foodservice Digital Lab André Moraes about using digital tools effectively, technology being an enabler, and the positive culture at PepsiCo.

Growth Strategies

How PepsiCo Is Empowering Female Farmers For A Sustainable, Hunger-Free Future

PepsiCo's US$18.2 million partnership with CARE International's She Feeds the World (SFtW) program, powered by the PepsiCo Foundation, aims for an integrative approach to sustainable food systems by putting women empowerment at the heart of its program.

Growth Strategies

PepsiCo Invites Applications for The Second Installment Of Its Greenhouse Accelerator Program: MENA Sustainability Edition

PepsiCo's Greenhouse Accelerator Program: MENA Sustainability Edition will be accepting applications from startups with innovations capable of advancing sustainable practices in agriculture across the MENA region until April 10, 2023.

Business News

Does it Matter Folks Aren't "Starry-Eyed" Over Pepsi's New Soda?

Pepsi introduced a new lemon-lime beverage, "Starry" to somewhat poor reception, but that does not seem to affect long-term growth.

Business News

Report: Hundreds of Layoffs Set to Hit PepsiCo

A new report by the Wall Street Journal alleges that the cuts will primarily hit the beverage division.

Business News

3 Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy in a Volatile Market

We discuss 3 consumer staples stocks to consider adding in a volatile market.