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PEPSICO
PEPSICO

Profile

PepsiCo  products  are  enjoyed  by  consumers  more  than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and  territories  around  the  world.  PepsiCo  generated  more  than  $64  billion  in  net  revenue  in  2018,  driven  by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range  of  enjoyable  foods  and  beverages,  including  22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Competences & Capabilities

PepsiCo  R&D  centres  are  located  around  the  world  and leverage nutrition, food science, engineering and consumer  insights  to  meet  our  strategy  to  continue  to  develop  convenient  foods  and  beverages  as  well  as  cutting-edge  packaging  and  equipment.    More  than  half  of  our  team  hold  advance  degrees  in  areas  including    food    science,    microbiology,    chemistry,    physics,   nutrition   sciences,   toxicology,   agronomy,   mechanical and chemical engineering, computational modelling and more.

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PepsiCo International, Beaumont Park Technical Centre, Leicester, LE4 1ET, United Kingdom

http://www.pepsico.com

Contact

Imran Afzal imran.afzal@pepsico.com
+ 44 7827 881 372

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Education

Food System Master of Science Programme

The programme is based on a combination of essential entrepreneurial skills, which will help you to become an effective innovator, and key technical skills that are tailored to your career ambition in the sector

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

It also encompasses a portfolio of instruments dedicated to beneficiaries from EIT RIS countries and intended to stimulate their innovative and entrepreneurial potential and to promote their international exposure

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Education

WE Lead Food

The WE Lead Food Programme is designed to equip you with the tools to make that difference and achieve results

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Education

Summer school on new product development for the food industry 2020

Overview of EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development brings together 40 participants from different backgrounds and countries, who will come together to gain knowledge of the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in the process of new product development in the food industry

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Innovation

Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalized Nutrition in Europe

The work includes: Programming the platform functionality with additional services (apps, diagnostics) with external business partners; Proof of principle trial in two countries using an innovative App (eNutri) to deliver personalized food recommendations to consumers; Implementing the full organisational and operational structure of Quisper including Scientific Advisory Board; Active engagement of partners, suppliers and end-users

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Innovation

Sustained Energy Release Starchy Food Products

The advantage of slowly digestible starch (SDS) is that it is a source of sustained glucose release and stabilizes blood glucose levels

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Education

EFSET - European Food Systems Education and Training

Through multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches that simultaneously target different parts of the food system, the course gives postgraduate students the confidence and skills necessary to bring about positive change

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Education

MICROBIOME-PUSH: Into the Microbiome Exploitation in Food Systems

Students recruited at the four universities within the consortium will be exposed to unique opportunities to interact with academics, entrepreneurs and researchers, experts in different segments of the food chain

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Education

Intellectual Property Management in the Food Sector: Safeguarding Your Trademarks in the Global Marketplace

The course will focus on: Introduction to intellectual property management; Ways to protect intellectual property in relation to food products; Patents, Trademarks & Taste and smell marks; Design protection; Effective intellectual property protection on local and international markets Who should join the course Stakeholders from the food and drink industry - particularly those working in (or with) start-ups and SMEs

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Innovation

ThermoBlue

This proposal addresses that need, and brings together a highly competent collection of partners, each with capabilities that will deliver a technology to market

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Innovation

Sugar- Out, Prote- In: Application of microencapsulated sweet proteins as sugar substitutes

Sugar reduction is a major focus of the food and beverage industry

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Education

REPAK -  entrepreneurial summer school in packaging sustainability

Do you want to innovate with sustainable packaging concepts? APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY APRIL 6TH TO TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2020 The purpose of the summer school is to discuss the latest developments in sustainable food packaging, and train talent with a more holistic approach to food packaging business entrepreneurship

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Innovation

Healthier Tuber Snacks with Infused Nutrients

The intention is to innovate in the area of “savory snacks” by expanding the types of vegetable crisps

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Innovation

Health SnaP

The idea is based on integration of ingredient and instant food manufacturing technologies combined with smart user-interface to support individual choices

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Education

Tasty Macronutrients: How to best use novel plant protein – carbohydrate based ingredients in foods?

These ingredients can be physically (coacervates), chemically (conjugates) or enzymatically formed

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Innovation

VITAL: Validation of Innovative Tools to Assess and to improve microbioLogical safety in the food chain

 Rapid methods solve this problem, but they need to be proven to work as well as the standard microbiological methods that they replace

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Education

Professional Development Advanced

EIT Food's Professional Development Framework - Advanced aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

Develop your talent with top agri-food players during a paid internship in EU! MSc students and graduates with different educational backgrounds as well as Ph

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Education

EIT Food Summer School 2018 on Digital Food Supply Chains

Programme description During the EIT Food Summer School, 40 students from many different study backgrounds and countries will come together to bring their ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life

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Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda

It encompasses a series of interactive events, which provide a space to explore food topics with large numbers of people across Europe

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Innovation

PERFECT - Plant Extract for Reduced-sugar Foods, including Extruded Cereals, bars & biscuits, using innovative processing Technologies

Excessive sugar consumption is a contributing factor for a variety of non-communicable diseases (e

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Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

The goal of this project is to enable companies worldwide to easily identify candidate side streams for valorisation to catalyse match-making between suppliers and buyers and to build a knowledge base for EIT Food making this European consortium a game changer in the global circular bioeconomy

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Education

Product Concepts For Less Refined Ingredients (aka “Less is More”)

A new class of plant-based ingredients produced by a combination of an air milling, classification and electro-separation process has recently been developed and become available

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Innovation

FUNGITIME

Context Due to the world’s increasing population and the growing awareness of the food chain’s environmental impact, developing new food ingredients from alternative sources has emerged as a critical global challenge

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Public Engagement

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

This consumer-focused project will work with consumers, food companies and other stakeholders (industry bodies, non-governmental organisations, regulatory authorities and policy makers, media) across 6 countries in Europe and Israel to co-create and implement selected measures undertaken by food companies, food industry and others to engender both greater consumer trust in food and greater support for food companies and other food chain actors

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Entrepreneurship

Seedbed Incubator

The agri-food sector is in need of new technologies, new processes, new automation and innovative products that meet consumer needs and helps create a healthier, innovative and more sustainable food system

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Education

Professional Development Framework

This activity will roll out the framework developed in 2019, and establish the certification basis for the food sector

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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries

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Advancing careers in the food system

Professional development for a sustainable food system In a world of rapid environmental change, resource depletion, economic instability and social inequality, it is clear that a more sustainable future requires innovations on all levels of society and the economy