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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

Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system.

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) implements the “EIT Food RIS Strategy, 2018-2020”.

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Education

WE Lead Food

Do you want to make a real difference?

Now, more than ever, is an ideal time. We are creating a network of women leaders who wish to drive change, innovation and sustainability within the food sector as we face supply chain challenges. All you need to be is a woman who is passionate and committed about driving change within the food sector.

Smash glass ceilings. Take the leap and let’s soar together.

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Education

Summer school on new product development for the food industry 2020

The training brings together 40 professionals from different backgrounds and countries, who will have an opportunity 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

To further develop and test a digital platform as a supporting basis for creating and delivering personalised nutrition (PN) services in Europe via a non-profit organisation with payable services/memberships to cover operational costs. Services are scientifically validated and designed for use by companies, healthcare services, researchers, and professionals wanting to provide consumers with improved personalised nutrition advice and services.

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Innovation

Sustained Energy Release Starchy Food Products

Lowering the rate of starch digestion is a unique opportunity to maintain normal blood glucose and insulin levels

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Education

MICROBIOME-PUSH: Into the Microbiome Exploitation in Food Systems

In the Food Solutions "MICROBIOME-PUSH: Into Microbiome Exploitation in Food Systems" we will focus on the applications of microbiomes 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

Intellectual property is your company’s lifeblood. Learn what you need to do to safeguard it

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Innovation

ThermoBlue

Developing a natural blue food colouring

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Innovation

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

Using innovative technology to develop a healthy sugar substitute

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Education

REPAK -  entrepreneurial summer school in packaging sustainability

We have an urgent need to deliver innovative food packaging solutions that will be more sustainable.

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Innovation

Healthier Tuber Snacks with Infused Nutrients

The aim of this project is to make tuber or root-based snacks healthier to meet demand for healthier snacks in developed markets and deliver needed nutrients through commonly consumed foods in developing countries.

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Innovation

Health SnaP

The purpose of this activity is to support healthy eating by developing a new food manufacturing technology and B2C business concept for at-site customised production of healthy snacks.

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Education

EFSET - European Food Systems Education and Training

The European Food Systems Education and Training (EFSET) programme addresses the increasingly challenging array of food-related problems, such as food waste or malnutrition.

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Education

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

A new class of plant-based ingredients based on smart combinations of plant proteins and polysaccharides has been developed by the participating industrial and academic partners.

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Innovation

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

Conventional microbiological testing takes time to get results. This impacts the supply chain, causing delays to get to market whilst results come back on finished but not shipped goods.

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Education

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

The Action Line is divided into 2 complementary programmes – RIS Fellowships dedicated to Master of Science students and graduates and RIS Talents dedicated to Ph.D. students and postdocs from 28 EIT RIS countries which both aim to promote brain circulation, contributing to enhancing the innovativeness of personnel and development of scientific impact by supporting the creation and diffusion of high-quality new knowledge, skills, competences and solutions to food system challenges.

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Education

EIT Food Summer School 2018 on Digital Food Supply Chains

Are you ready to bring your ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life? Following the success of last year’s Winter School, Queen’s University Belfast, Technical University of Munich and University of Cambridge will come together to host an EIT Food Entrepreneurship Summer School this September in Belfast.

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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.g. diabetes, that currently affects 9% of the global population).

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Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda

The #AnnualFoodAgenda encourages consumers to think about the food they eat, increasing their knowledge of the entire value chain, and linking healthy diets to an active and healthy lifestyle, as well as to a healthier planet.

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Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

A substantial part of the food industries' produce ends up to now as waste.

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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

Application of fungi protein in the development of sustainable and healthy food products.

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Public Engagement

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

Co-creating initiatives to increase consumer trust in food

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Entrepreneurship

Seedbed Incubator

A 6-month programme that aims to transform innovative ideas and research breakthroughs into market-validated business propositions.

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Education

Professional Development Framework

EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework 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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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Partnering with the world-leading corporates & research institutions in the agrifood space

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Advancing careers in the food system

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