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PepsiCo’s Aunt Jemima pancake brand to get a new name, lose logo of Black woman

The company said it acknowledged that the 131-year-old branding of the pancake mix and syrup was rooted in racially problematic tropes.
A cheeseburger and french fries

Haldiram, Patanjali, McDonald’s, PepsiCo selling food with high sodium, fat levels: Study

CSE study also names Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, Subway & Burger King for selling products with salt & fat content higher than FSSAI threshold.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Mangola, a slurpy, happy feeling that wasn’t cool enough for Frooti & Pepsi generation

Homegrown Parsi company Duke and Sons gave Mumbai its first mango-based drink, but couldn't survive in the post-liberalisation heat.
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PepsiCo India plans to invest Rs 514 crore in Uttar Pradesh snacks plant

The new investment plan is in line with PepsiCo's goal to double its snacks business in the country by 2022 and is expected to help create over 1,500 jobs.
Representational image | A worker sorts fried crinkle-cut potato chips at a factory in UP | Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

PepsiCo withdraws lawsuit against Gujarat potato farmers in patent case

PepsiCo sued four farmers for cultivating a potato variety grown exclusively for its popular Lay's potato chips.
Potato farmers in Uttar Pradesh

The potato that’s caught in a row between PepsiCo and Gujarat farmers

With the political controversy around PepsiCo’s lawsuit snowballing, ThePrint looks at the potato that’s in the middle of the legal row.
Representational image | A worker sorts fried crinkle-cut potato chips at a factory in UP | Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

To help Indian farmers, we have to support PepsiCo in its fight for the potato

The PPVFR Act, under which PepsiCo registered its potato variant, might be imperfect but we should still condemn its violation.
Workers carry sacks of potatoes inside a cold storage unit at the Fryo Foods Pvt factory in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Monday

PepsiCo agrees to settle potato cultivation case with 4 farmers

PepsiCo offered to settle the dispute if farmers gave an undertaking to purchase this specific variety of seeds from it.
Indra Nooyi

White House considering Indra Nooyi for post of World Bank president: Report

The New York Times said that Nooyi has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump, who is playing a role in the selection of a nominee.
Indra Nooyi

Lot of fuel still left in my tank, says Pepsico’s outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi

Nooyi has stepped down after 12 years at the helm of the global beverage giant.

On Camera

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump speak during the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September

Trump-Biden debate had no highlights, only lowlights

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger Joe Biden must have been one of the nastiest presidential debate in US history.
File image of Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj | Photo: ANI

India will not meet its Rs 2.1 lakh crore disinvestment target in 2020-21, DEA secretary says

Govt retains its Rs 12 lakh crore borrowing limit for the full financial year, which means it can borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Ordnance factories hit back at Army claims, cite export orders, accidents of other equipment

In a statement, OFB said only 19 per cent of the accidents involving defence ammunition between January 2015 and December 2019 could be attributed to the board.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.