You may recall a series we did last year on "eco-friendly" bottled water. It appears that PepsiCo and Evian have both jumped on that bandwagon. Evian has introduced a lighter-weight bottle, made with 50 percent recycled PET, and containing 11 percent plastic, that is still 100 percent recyclable. We know that's a lot of percentages, so let us break it down for you this way: … [Read more...] about PepsiCo and Evian “Go Green”
A new technology to extract water from potatoes is currently being perfected by PepsiCo, which also owns the crisps manufacturer, Walkers. Potatoes are 75 percent water, and when the slices are cooked, this water is normally released into chimneys inside the factories. PepsiCo will instead capture the water, treat it and reuse it for washing, peeling and slicing. Once the … [Read more...] about Will Potatoes Boost Water Supplies?