Company PepsiCo - one of the world's largest producers of soft drinks and various snacks. Most of all, of course, she is known for her most popular product - Pepsi Cola.
Since Pepsi Cola it all started. More than a hundred years ago, this popular drink was invented by pharmacist Caleb Bradham from the small American town of New Bern. At the end of the century before last, he founded a company called Pepsi Cola Company. AT PepsiCo the company develops already in 1965, after merging with a well-known chips manufacturer Frito Lay.
The company is constantly expanding by acquiring new brands. Bought in 1977 Pizza Hut Inc., in 1978 - Taco Bell, in 1986 - Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Mug Root Beer и 7Up International, in 1998 - Tropicana Products etc. (KFC, Pizza Hut и Taco Bell separated from PepsiCo in 1997). The company owns an impressive number of brands: Pepsi, Tropicana, Mountain Dew, Lay´s, Gatorade, Quaker and many others.
PepsiCo's annual profits are in the tens of billions of US dollars. The company's headquarters is located in Purchase, New York.