Company's website: pepsico.com
Public company (РЕР)
Contact: Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO
PepsiCo, Inc (PepsiCo) is the world’s second and Russia’s largest food and beverage manufacturer. The company’s key businesses include Frito-Lay (snacks), Quaker (grains and cereals), Pepsi-Cola (carbonated and non-carbonated beverages), Gatorade (sports and functional beverages) and Tropicana (juices), which are represented in 200 countries of the world.
1938 – Pepsi trademark registered in the Soviet Union.
1974 – First Pepsi bottling plant opened in Novorossiysk.
1979 – Start of Pepsi sales in branded kiosks in Moscow.
6 February 1981 – Pepsi Cola production launched in Novosibirsk.
1988 – Company showed the first advertising video in the history of the Soviet television broadcasting.
1990 – Pepsi bottling volume doubled.
1992 – First supplies of Lay’s potato chips to Russia.
1996 – Company initiated potato vendors support program in Russia. Today, 85% of potatoes supplied to the company’s factories come from Russian farms.
1997 – Pepsi bottling plant opened in Samara.
1998 – Pepsi bottling plant opened in Yekaterinburg.
1999 – Pepsi bottling plant opened in St. Petersburg.
2002 – Russia’s first FritoLay plant opened in Kashira.
2008 – PepsiCo purchased one of Russia’s leading juice businesses – JSC Lebedyansky, thus becoming the leader on the Russian juice market.
2008 – Company opened an innovative beverage production train based on hot filling technology in Yekaterinburg, which was the first production train of this sort in Russia and globally.
2009 – Pepsi bottling plant opened in Domodedovo. It is the largest soft beverage enterprise in Europe and the world’s largest manufacturer of Pepsi drinks.
2009 – Company announces its intent to invest in the development of production capacities and allocation of $1 bln in the course of three years.
2010 – Russia’s second FritoLay plant opens in the town of Azov, Rostov Region.
2011 – Company closed one of the largest deals ever: PepsiCo purchased Wimm-Bill-Dann, Russia’s largest manufacturer of juices and dairy products. This deal made Russia the second largest market for PepsiCo.
2012 – Company launched dairy vendors support program in Russia.
2013 – PepsiCo joined the Social Charter of Russian Business.
2013 – The second FritoLay plant opened in Azov.
PepsiCo purchased Wimm-Bill-Dann in 2011
PepsiCo purchased JSC Lebedyansky in 2008