Iconic U.S. brands Coca-Cola, Pepsi and McDonald’s suspend business in Russia

An employee of Burger King restaurant, prepares an order with Coca-Cola in Moscow, Russia January 21, 2010. Denis Sinyakov | Reuters PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Starbucks said Tuesday they are suspending business in Russia after that country’s invasion of Ukraine, a symbolic step-back by four iconic US brands. Pepsi’s cola has been sold in Russia … Read more

Grocery prices keep rising but CEOs say shoppers are still buying

A customer shops at at a grocery store on February 10, 2022 in Miami, Florida. The Labor Department announced that consumer prices jumped 7.5% last month compared to 12 months earlier, the steepest year-over-year increase since February 1982. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Food and drink prices are rising, but CEOs from PepsiCo’s Ramon Laguarta … Read more

PepsiCo to launch hemp seed-infused drink under Rockstar Energy

PepsiCo’s Rockstar Unplugged, infused with hemp seed Source: Pepsico PepsiCo’s latest drink from Rockstar Energy wants to help consumers chill out. Infused with hemp seed oil, spearmint, lemon balm and only about 80 milligrams of caffeine, Pepsi is hoping to attract younger, female consumers with the drink. Men between the ages of 18 and 34 … Read more