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2014-02-25 08:37:11

Marks First Time Fans Are Given Opportunity to Create Skylanders Game Content; Winning Consumer Receives $100,000 Scholarship PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today announced a promotion that brings fans the ultimate way to get involved in the award-winning Skylanders® franchise. For the first time ever, Frito-Lay and Activision are...

2010-12-29 08:10:00

Frito Lay - the World's largest maker of snack foods is going natural - sort of. More than six dozen varieties of Frito-Lay products will be made with all natural ingredients including all flavors of Lay's® potato chips, Tostitos® tortilla chips, SunChips® multigrain snacks, Baked! snacks, and Rold Gold® pretzels by the end of 2011.  "As the snack food category leader, we have insights that show consumers are...

2010-09-23 09:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America Modesto, Calif., manufacturing facility is building on its environmental sustainability efforts by installing an innovative cylindrical solar photovoltaic (PV) system on its rooftop. The one megawatt system is the largest Solyndra installation in the United States. "Frito-Lay is utilizing innovative technologies and renewable energy such as solar power to help minimize our impact on the environment," said Thomas...

2010-08-24 11:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Perry, Ga., facility today became the state's first building to be awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings (EB) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. "Achieving LEED EB Gold certification is a...

2010-05-19 13:18:00

PLANO, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunChips multigrain snacks, Rold Gold pretzels and the Baked! line of products from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division will donate $1 million to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, providing funding for educational materials and research to find the cures for breast cancer. "As an avid supporter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Frito-Lay is joining the Komen promise to end breast cancer forever by directing this $1 million donation to help educate and...

2010-04-22 09:00:00

PLANO, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SunChips, the popular line of multigrain snacks from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, and Current TV today announced "Little Steps" by Heather Kramer from Brooklyn, NY as the top ad from the 2010 SunChips and Current TV's VCAM platform, a unique program that challenged consumers to create videos that encourage positive change in the world while featuring the recently introduced compostable SunChips bag. "Little Steps," which was filmed...

2010-03-31 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of Earth Month, the SunChips brand today officially introduces the world's first 100 percent compostable chip bag at an event in Los Angeles, along with details about a new national consumer education effort to encourage composting and greener lifestyles. The new 100 percent compostable bags are made with plant-based polylactic acid (PLA), a renewable material that also allows the bags to fully compost in approximately 14 weeks when placed...

2009-10-23 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quaker Oats Company, a division of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) has appointed Toronto-based Juniper Park, an Omnicom Group company, agency of record for its entire Quaker Foods & Snacks North America portfolio of brands. "We're excited to expand our relationship with Juniper Park to now include our entire Quaker Foods and Snacks portfolio," said Kirsten Lynch, Quaker Chief Marketing Officer. "Quaker is the jewel in the PepsiCo family of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.