Pioneer shareholders vote in favour of PepsiCo takeover

2019-10-15 14:35

PepsiCo – which owns food brands including Pepsi, Lays, Doritos and Gatorade – wants to buy Pioneer – which owns Sasko, White Star, Weet-Bix and Liqui-Fruit - for R24.4bn.

Zeder CEO: Pioneer deal means better value for shareholders

2019-10-08 21:13

The group is positive about the anticipated disposal of Pioneer Foods.

PepsiCo takes Africa foothold with R24.4bn Pioneer Foods deal

2019-07-21 12:33

PepsiCo has agreed to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods for about R24.4bn, adding local brands such as Weet-Bix and Ceres fruit juice to ignite a push across the continent.

PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn

2018-08-20 12:32

PepsiCo says it plans to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn as the beverage and snacks giant makes further inroads with in-home goods.

Pepsi to launch naturally soda on Amazon

2014-10-01 18:15

PepsiCo is for the first time introducing a product exclusively through as the snack and soft drink maker aims to expand its footprint in e-commerce.

Investor buys state in Algerian bottler

2014-03-14 11:37

An Africa-focused investor is buying 33% of Atlas Bottling Corp, an Algerian firm which bottles PepsiCo's drinks.

Drinking a mineral overload?

2007-05-02 00:00

Beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will soon be launching a range of carbonated cold drinks fortified with vitamins and minerals. Find out why DietDoc is concerned.


Pioneer, which owns Liqui-Fruit and Sasko, is one step closer to Pepsi takeover

2019-10-14 11:45

PepsiCo is offering more than R24bn to buy Pioneer, the owner of brands including Liqui-Fruit, Weet-Bix and Ceres.

Pioneer Foods confident competition authorities won't reject R24.4bn PepsiCo deal

2019-07-25 05:00

Pioneer Foods CEO Tertius Carstens is confident that the company’s R24bn takeover by PepsiCo will get the nod from competition authorities.

WATCH: Small sodas, new products lift PepsiCo sales

2019-07-10 12:08

New products and sodas in smaller sizes helped lift PepsiCo's quarterly profit and revenue.

Innovative products get a nod

2017-06-18 00:00

The media and representatives from some of South Africa’s biggest brands turned up on a rainy Thursday night for the Product of the Year 2017 awards, held at The Galleria in Sandton.

China tops tea toothpaste

2014-07-30 18:20

Chinese retailers are tapping local taste with, among others, green-tea flavoured toothpaste to whittle away market share from global rivals.

Mountain Dew in the morning too

2013-02-11 22:35

Mountain Dew is to introduce a breakfast drink with a little juice, tapping into the energy drink market.

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