Showcasing the Power of our Brands in the UK

2012 has been a remarkable year for Great Britain: the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the London Olympics and Paralympics, a British champion of the Tour de France and most recently, Andy Murray winning his first tennis Grand Slam title at the US Open. I am also pleased to say, as I welcome our Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi to our region, it has to date been a remarkable year for PepsiCo’s UK, Ireland and South Africa business as well. We began the year with a visit from Prime Minster David Cameron, as we announced a multi-million pound expansion of our Quaker Oats site in Scotland, followed by the opening of our new distribution centre in Peterlee, and then our investment in Walkers in Leicester, creating 110 jobs. At the same time, our brands have enjoyed great success. Take the Quaker Oat So Simple brand reaching a milestone... Read more