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PepsiCo Swaps Artificial Sweetener in Diet Pepsi to Revive Slumping Sales

April 26th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

As consumers across the country are embracing healthier foods, PepsiCo announced that it’s removing aspartame, the controversial artificial sweetener in its popular Diet Pepsi soft drink. The company says it is switching to a sucralose-based sweetener, better known as Splenda, an artificial sweetener the company believes is less controversial than aspartame and could help declining sales rebound


It Was Just a Matter of Time: PepsiCo Ditches ‘Natural’ for ‘Simply’

February 14th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

In the tsunami-like wake of lawsuits filed against major food brands for misuse of the word "natural" to market unnatural synthetic and genetically modified ingredients in products like Wesson Oil and Pepperidge Farm's Goldfish (which also don't contain any goldfish if anyone else wants to jump in on another class action suit), PepsiCo has decided to drop its use of "natural" for a simpler word. Literally. "Simply."


Doritos-Flavored Everything: The Latest in Terrible Food Trends

January 6th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

With both diet and regular soda sales slumping, it's no surprise that Pepsico is looking at ways to capitalize on its other offerings. And it appears that its Frito-Lay division's Doritos snacks may be the next terrible food trends. And it's not one of the healthy restaurant trends that Mary talked about last month



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