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Robert L. Dixon, Jr., former Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of PepsiCo, joined Okta's board of directors on Monday.

$14 billion Okta adds a former PepsiCo exec to its board so its leadership can hear the ‘voice of the customer’

Okta added former PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble executive Robert L. Dixon, Jr. to its board of directors. Here's why Dixon looks forward to the gig.
LaCroix is in a "free fall," according to Guggenheim.

LaCroix faces a crippling ‘free fall’ as it turns ‘from bad, to worse, to disastrous,’ analyst says

LaCroix sales declined 9.4% over the past 12 weeks, and the brand is quickly losing market share, according to Guggenheim Securities.
Sorted potatoes carried at the market yard of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. May 16, 2012.

The $177 billion owner of Lay’s chips sued small-time Indian farmers for growing a type of potato it claims exclusive rights over

PepsiCo said it'd had the rights to the FL-2027 potato in India since 2016, accusing the farmers of "illegally dealing in our registered variety."
In 2016, 4 billion pounds of plastic was used in US bottled water production.

12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Pepsi shot down rumors it is considering a move into the cannabis business.

PepsiCo is laying off corporate employees as the company commits to millions of dollars in severance pay, restructuring, and ‘relentlessly autom...

PepsiCo has kicked off a round of layoffs impacting employees in multiple offices, two people who were laid off by the company told Business Insider.

The White House is reportedly considering former Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi to head the World Bank

Indra Nooyi, who stepped down from PepsiCo in August 2018, is reportedly being considered for the role of president of the World Bank.
Pepsi shot down rumors it is considering a move into the cannabis business.

Pepsi shoots down rumors that it is considering cannabis following a report that Coca-Cola is eyeing CBD-infused beverages

PepsiCo has no plans to enter into the cannabis business, the company said in a call with investors on Tuesday. Insiders have been buzzing about Pepsi's potential interest in CBD-infused beverages or snacks, following a report that Coca-Cola is eyeing a deal with marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis.
Americans are drinking less Coke.

Legalized weed could be the boost beverage giants like Coke and Pepsi need as Americans ditch sugary sodas

With rumblings that Coca-Cola is eyeing a deal with a marijuana producer, legalized weed could be a boost beverage giants need. If CBD-infused beverages go mainstream, then they could be a way for Coca-Cola and Pepsi to boost sales as drinkers continue to ditch soda.
Coca-Cola is taking a minority stake in sports drink brand BODYARMOR.

Coca-Cola is investing in a Gatorade competitor, and it should scare Pepsi and Dr. Pepper

Coca-Cola is taking a minority stake in sports drink brand BODYARMOR, the beverage giant announced on Tuesday. The deal represents Coca-Cola's increasing investment in beverages — especially smaller and lesser-known brands — outside of its trademark cola business.