The History of Pepsi

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PepsiCo is founded

1965

Doritos brand is introduced

1966

Pepsi enters Japan and Eastern Europe

1966

PepsiCo passes the 1 billion dollar mark

1970

PepsiCo passes 2 billion dollar mark

1974

PepsiCo acquires Pizza Hut

1974

Pepsi becomes first American consumer product in the former Soviet Union

1974

Pepsi has 49,000 employees

1975

PepsiCo adopts Code of Worldwide Business Conduct

1976

PepsiCo passes 3 billion dollars

1977

PepsiCo acquires Taco Bell

1978

Pepsi introduces 12 pack cans

1979

Pepsi passes 5 billion dollars

1979

PepsiCo is #1 in sales in yake home market

1980

Pepsi now has 110,000 employees

1980

Pepsi passes 7 billion dollars

1981

Wayne Calloway becomes president of Pepsi

1984

Pepsi distributes Pepsi in China

1985

PepsiCo is the largest company in the beverage industry

1985

PepsiCo acquires Mug Root Beer

1986

PepsiCo signs a commercial trade agreement with the Soviet Union

1990

This was the largest agreement in the world

Frito-Lay and General Mills agree to merge business in Europe

1992

Pepsi is the first major softdrink to be produced and sold in Vietnam

1994

100th anniversary of Pepsi

1997

Pepsi introduces new plastic 2 liter with a built in "grip hande"

1998

GAtorade ice is introduced

2002

Diet Sierra Mist becomes Sierra Mist Free

2005

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