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Energy drinks last year stormed the US beverage market,
outperforming all other categories, while one sports drink inched
its way into the nation's top five trade marks by displacing a
popular soda brand, according to a new report.
Gadot is introducing a new highly soluble source of calcium
suitable for use in syrups and concentrates, which could help
beverage formulators design products to meet burgeoning interest in
Energy drinks push their way to the front of PepsiCo's portfolio as
the Gatorade brand drives forward third quarter sales alongside
more growth from diet and non-carbonated drinks, leaving fizzy cola
festering on the shelf.
Functional soft drinks are no longer confined to obscure avenues of
soft drinks consumption and are steadily edging towards the
mainstream, according to a new report from drinks consultancy
PepsiCo reported a 14 per cent increase in first-quarter net
income, citing strength in its largest divisions, Frito-Lay and
Pepsi-Cola in North America. There was also a very strong quarter
from energy drink brand, Gatorade.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is getting ready to vote as
early as Wednesday on whether to try to block PepsiCo Inc.'s
proposed $13.8 billion acquisition of Gatorade sports drink maker
Quaker Oats Co.