Pepsico History

Events

Pepsi-Cola

Approx. 1890

Creation of Pepsi-Cola

H.W. Lay Company

Approx. 1932

Creation of H.W. Lay Company

Frito Company

Approx. 1932

Creation of Frito Company

Frito-Lay

1961

Foundation of Frito-Lay by the merger of Frito Company and H.W. Lay Company

PepsiCo

1965

Foundation of the present PepsiCo company by the merger of Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay

Joint venture with Unilever

1991

North American Coffee Partnership

1994

Partnership with Starbucks in order to jointly develop ready-to-drink coffee beverages.

New York Stock Exchange

1999

PBG - New York Stock Exchange, IPO of $2.3 billion

Acquisitions

Pizza Hut

1977

Taco Bell

1978

7Up International

1986

Mug Root Beer

1986

KFC

1986

Kentucky Fried Chicken

Smartfood

1989

Smith Crisps

1989

Walkers Crisps

1989

D'Angelo Sandwich Shops

1992

East Side Mario's Restaurants

1992

Cracker Jack snack

1997

Tasty Foods Egypt

1998

Tropicana Products

1998

Alimentos del Valle

1998

Smith's Snackfood Company

1998

Barcel

1998

Chile's second-largest snack company

Tasali Foods

2001

Saudi Arabian snack company

Stacy's Pita chip Company

2006

IZZE Beverage Company

2006

Sandora

2007

Juice company in Ukraine

Spitz International

2008

V Water

2008

UK based vitamin water brand

Amacoco

2009

Brazil's largest coconut water company

Karinto

2009

Snack business in Peru

WBD

2010

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods. Russian branded food-and-beverage company

PBG & PAS

2010

Two largest anchor bottlers

Mabel

2011

Producer of cookies, crackers and snacks in Brazil