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Pepsico Essay

2020 words - 9 pages

Provide a detailed overview of a U.S. publicly traded company. This should be one to two (1-2) pages.
Overview
Pepsico is the leading global food, snack and beverage company. The brand include Quaker Oats, Tropicana, Gatorade, Lay's and Pepsi . Pepsico is a global company, it includes strong regional brands such as Walkers, Gamesa and Sabritas. Either independently or through contract manufacturers .Pepsico market and sell a variety of convenient, enjoyable and wholesome foods and beverages in over 200 countries. Its portofolio includes oat, rice and grain-based foods, as well as carbonated and non-carbonated beverages. Pepsico largest operations are in North America (United States ...view middle of the document...

The PAF division offers Lays and Ruffles potato chips, Doritos and Tostitos tortilla chips, Cheetos cheese flavored snacks, branded dips, Fritos corn chips, SunChips multigrain snacks, and Santitas tortilla chips in North America; Quaker oatmeal, Aunt Jemima mixes and syrups, Quaker Chewy granola bars, and Quaker grits, Cap’n Crunch cereal, Life cereal, Rice-A-Roni side dishes, Quaker rice cakes, Pasta Roni, and Near East side dishes in North America; and snack foods under Marias Gamesa, Doritos, Cheetos, Ruffles, Saladitas, Emperador, Tostitos, and Sabritas, as well as Quaker-brand cereals and snacks in Latin America.
The PAB division manufactures beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, 7UP, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Mirinda brands; ready-to-drink tea, coffee, and water products; and concentrate and finished goods, as well as brands licensed from Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
The PepsiCo Europe division offers snacks under Lays, Walkers, Doritos, Chudo, Cheetos, and Ruffles brands, as well as Quaker-brand cereals and snacks; and beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under Pepsi, Pepsi Max, 7UP, Diet Pepsi, and Tropicana brands, as well as ready-to-drink tea products in Europe.
The AMEA division provides snack food under the Lays, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Smiths, and Cheetos brands; Quaker-brand cereals and snacks; and beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Mirinda, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Aquafina, and Tropicana brands. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
2. Evaluate the company’s vulnerability to current financial threats such as a recession, higher interest rates, and global competition.
Recession
Many of the countries in which Pepsico operates, including the United  States, have experienced and continue to experience unfavorable economic conditions. Pepsico’s business or financial results may be adversely impacted by these unfavorable economic conditions, including: adverse changes in interest rates or tax rates; volatile commodity markets; contraction in the availability of credit in the marketplace, potentially impairing Pepsico ability to access the capital markets on terms commercially acceptable to it; the effects of government initiatives to manage economic conditions; reduced demand for our products resulting from a slowdown in the general global economy or a shift in consumer preferences for economic reasons or otherwise to regional, local or private label products or other economy products, or to less profitable channels; or a decrease in the fair value of pension assets that could increase future employee benefit costs and/or funding requirements of our pension plans. In addition, worsening economic conditions can affect Pepsico’s critical customers, suppliers and distributors and any negative impact on its critical...

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