PepsiCo India is striding ahead rapidly towards enabling the global vision to be the world's premier consumer products

company focused on convenience foods and beverages. PepsiCo India seeks to produce healthy financial rewards for investors as it provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to its employees, business partners and the communities in which it operates.

PepsiCo Mission
"To be the world's premier consumer products company focused on convenience foods and beverages. We seek to produce healthy financial rewards to investors as we provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our employees, our business partners and the communities in which we operate. And in everything we do, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity."

Corporate Profile PepsiCo In India
PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and has grown to become one of the country s leading food and beverage companies. One of the largest multinational investors in the country, PepsiCo has established a business which aims to serve the long term dynamic needs of consumers in India. PepsiCo India and its partners have invested more than U.S.$1 billion since the company was established in the country. PepsiCo provides direct and indirect employment to 1,50,000 people including suppliers and distributors.

PepsiCo nourishes consumers with a range of products from treats to healthy eats, that deliver joy as well as nutrition and always, good taste. PepsiCo India s expansive portfolio includes iconic refreshment beverages Pepsi, 7 UP, Mirinda and Mountain Dew, in addition to low calorie options such as Diet Pepsi, hydrating and nutritional beverages such as Aquafina drinking water, isotonic sports drinks Gatorade, Tropicana100% fruit juices, and juice based drinks Tropicana Twister and Slice. Local brands Tropicana Nectars,

Lehar Evervess Soda, Dukes Lemonade and

Mangola add to the diverse range of brands. PepsiCo s foods company, Frito-Lay, is the leader in the branded salty snack market and all Frito Lay products are free of trans-fat and MSG. It manufactures Lay s Potato Chips, Cheetos extruded snacks, Uncle Chipps and traditional snacks under the Kurkure and Lehar brands. The company s high fibre breakfast cereal, Quaker Oats, and low fat and roasted snack options enhance the healthful choices available to consumers. Frito Lay s core products, Lay s, Kurkure, Uncle Chipps and Cheetos are cooked in Rice Bran Oil to significantly reduce saturated fats and all of its products contain voluntary nutritional labeling on their packets. The group has built an expansive beverage and foods business. To support its operations, PepsiCo has 43 bottling plants in India, of which 15 are company owned and 28 are franchisee owned. In addition to this, PepsiCo s Frito Lay foods division has 3 state-of-the-art plants. PepsiCo s business is based on its sustainability vision of making tomorrow better than today. PepsiCo s commitment to living by this vision every day is visible in its contribution to the country, consumers and farmers.

Organizational Values . PepsiCo India will build on the incredibly strong foundation of achievement and scale up its initiatives while focusing on the following 4 critical areas that have a business link and where we believe that we can have the most impact. To deliver on this commitment. Performance with Purpose means delivering superior financial performance at the same time as we improve the world.Performance With Purpose Performance with Purpose articulates PepsiCo India's belief that its businesses are intrinsically connected to the communities and world that surrounds it.

It prioritizes making a difference and getting things done.Our Commitment Sustained Growth is fundamental to motivating and measuring our success. this is a spirit of growing rather than taking. Responsibility and Trust form the foundation for healthy growth. Our success depends on a thorough understanding of our customers. Caring means going the extra mile. Our quest for sustained growth stimulates innovation. We are driven by an intense. consumers and communities. Guiding Principles This is how we carry out our commitiment. It's about earning the confidence that other people place in us as individuals and as a company. competitive spirit in the marketplace. We must always strive to: Care for customers. We build trust between ourselves and others by walking the talk and being committed to succeeding together. Our responsibility means we take personal and corporate ownership for all we do. to be good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. places a value on results. . consumers and the world we live in. Essentially. and helps us understand whether today's actions will contribute to our future. Empowered People means we have the freedom to act and think in ways that we feel will get the job done. but we direct this spirit toward solutions that achieve a win for each of our constituents as well as a win for the corporation. It is about growth of people and company performance. while being consistent with the processes that ensure proper governance and being mindful of the rest of the company's needs.

from the purchasing of ingredients to the point where our products reach the consumer's hands. In addition to being clear. all of which helps develop new products and drives our ability to sustain our commitments to growth through empowered people. honest and accurate. We make decisions that hold both short-term and long-term risks and benefits in balance over time. whether in structured teams or informal collaboration. but no one can achieve our goals by acting alone. A spirit of fun. Respect others and succeed together.Sell only products we can be proud of. traits and different ways of thinking. Win with diversity and inclusion. inside and outside the company. we cannot achieve the goal of sustainable growth. This principle extends to every part of the business. This company is built on individual excellence and personal accountability. The test of our standards is that we must be able to personally endorse our products without reservation and consume them ourselves. We leverage a work environment that embraces people with diverse backgrounds. not just what is convenient to achieving individual goals. We need great people who also have the capability of working together. . This leads to innovation. Balance short term and long term. Without this balance. we take responsibility to ensure our communications are understood. Mutual success is absolutely dependent on treating everyone who touches the business with respect. our respect for others and the value we put on teamwork make us a company people enjoy being part of. telling the whole picture. Speak with truth and candor. and this enables us to deliver worldclass performance. We speak up. the ability to identify new market opportunities.

while supporting farmers to deliver more crop per drop. and minimize the impact on the environment. It is a continuing journey that spans three major areas of focus human. PepsiCo s products have always offered consumers nutrition as well as great taste. PepsiCo pursues diversity and creates an inclusive environment which encourages associates to bring their whole selves to work. PepsiCo has increased female and minority representation in the management ranks and has encouraged employees to participate in community service activities while continuing to create rewarding job opportunities for people with different abilities. PepsiCo continues to work to further reduce its water and electricity consumption and improve its packaging sustainability. environmental and talent sustainability. The progress that PepsiCo has made under the Human Sustainability pillar includes reformulating some of its products to improve their nutritional profile while launching products that reflect consumer demand for healthier nutritious snacks and beverages. PepsiCo has reused water from its processing plants and has worked with local communities to provide access to clean water. Human Sustainability reflects PepsiCo s goal of nourishing consumers with products that range from treats to healthy eats. Across the world. . health officials and Non Governmental Organisations to help address obesity concerns and it continues to provide consumers with new product choices and innovations.PepsiCo s global commitment to Performance with Purpose PepsiCo believes that its performance is fundamentally connected to its purpose agenda which represents the commitment to give back as the company grows. Talent Sustainability is founded on PepsiCo s belief that cherishing its extraordinary group of people is crucial to building an empowered workforce. PepsiCo partners with Governments. Environmental Sustainability is based on PepsiCo s commitment to strive to replenish the resources used where possible.

and thus replenish more water in its plants and in its communities. Positive Water Balance In 2003. than the total water it uses to manufacture beverage products. which means it is committed to saving and recharging more water than it uses in its beverage plants. That means PepsiCo India will conserve. While agriculture utilises the bulk of fresh water in India (83%). But every drop counts.04%. PepsiCo India continues to build on its strong foundation of achievements and scale up its initiatives while focusing on the following 4 critical areas that are linked to its business and where it can have the most impact. PepsiCo India embarked on its quest to achieve positive water balance by 2009.PepsiCo India s Performance With Purpose To deliver on the commitment of Performance With Purpose. industry uses 6% of which the beverage industry uses but a mere 0. recharge. Replenishing water PepsiCo India continues to replenish water and aims to achieve positive water balance by 2009. Conserving the world's most precious asset: Water PepsiCo is committed to minimising the impact of its business on the environment and recognises that corporations can play a key role in using scarce resources such as water with care and responsibility. and PepsiCo India's primary focus in its beverage and snacks plants has been on conserving water at each stage of the manufacturing process. .

In the last two years alone the company has saved over 2 billion liters of water. In-plant water recharge and harvesting The multi-pronged approach comprises awareness. watering gardens and flushes.Reducing water debit PepsiCo India s efforts to achieve Positive Water Balance commenced with initiatives across beverage manufacturing plants to revalue water as a resource through a comprehensive movement to conserve and optimize water usage within the manufacturing process (or the debit side of the water balance equation). along with the tremendous amount of water recycled through the starch recovery process used in our snack plants. . installation of water recovery equipment and improved water management practices. Zero Water Discharge PepsiCo India has adopted processes to treat process water before returning it to non-potable water uses. For cooling towers. water is being reused and the plants are moving towards becoming a zero discharge facility. commitment and metrics. Thanks to significant contributions from our beverage plants.

which harvest and collect rain water in excavated lakes and ponds while the Mamundar. and Sangareddy and Mamandur in Tamil Nadu.500 community . Mahul and Panipat plants use roof water harvesting to rejuvenate the surrounding aquifers. thousands of villagers had to walk a distance of 1 to 2 kms each way to collect water. Palakkad in Kerala. Bharuch. Palakkad. Strengthening water credit Having reduced the "debit" side of the water balance equation significantly. bore wells and submergible pumps in their villages. villagers participated and actively contributed to the construction of taps. along along with the Frito Lay foods plants in Channo and Pune. Community Projects Providing water to surrounding communities has been another key focus area for PepsiCo India plants in Neelamangala in Karnataka. With PepsiCo's support. water tanks. Community water projects were initiated. attention was focused on earning the "credits" to achieve Positive Water Balance. and comprehensive watershed management programmes in partnership with TERI (The Energy Resources Institute) in diverse and challenging geographic locations were started. Next on the agenda was the untapped potential for significant water reductions through interventions in agriculture.Harvesting water Rain or roof water harvesting methods have become standard practice for all PepsiCo plants in order to maintain and strengthen water reserves in the surrounding areas. Examples consist of the Jainpur. Panipat and Neelamangala plants. Bazpur. In Mamandur and Sangareddy. The benefits of PepsiCo's community water initiatives in these villages was tremendous. the lives of more than 7. Rain and roof water harvesting structures were constructed wherever feasible. Due to acute water scarcity in these villages.

25 million litres/hectare). clean water was provided to more than 2. PepsiCo India. in partnership with the Punjab Government.500 people in these locations Water conservation in agriculture Agricultural interventions are another opportune area to achieve water balance. The common method of growing Paddy is by first raising a nursery and then manually transplanting it to a field "puddled" with three to four inches of water. Over the last three years. This method results in a higher yield due to the higher seeding density. This direct seeding method is being extended to 1000 acres in 2008. has been involved in trials of direct seeding versus conventional transplantation in rice fields. A large-scale implementation of this initiative has the potential to achieve huge water savings. the direct seeding method sows the seeds directly in the fields.000 village members while PepsiCo's Neelamangala plant supported rural water projects in 2 villages which covered 2.members have become considerably easier. PepsiCo India has conducted trials of various paddy varieties in farmer's fields to validate the technology. Over the last three years. As opposed to this water intensive method. The direct seeding methodology has shown the potential to reduce water consumption significantly. . A seeding machine which can sow paddy seeds at a specified gap and at a uniform depth has also been developed. Through the efforts of the PepsiCo Palakkad plant. Repeated direct seeding methodology trials have demonstrated water savings of 30% (2. PepsiCo is working to share the results of the direct seeding trials with more farmers.

PepsiCo partnered with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). 5 vermin compost pits and 1 community vermin compost pit. Drip irrigation has been implemented in farmer s fields while a farm pond for storing water and using it to replenish a vegetable garden is currently in the process of being constructed. Karnataka and around Dehradun and Mukteswar in Uttaranchal and currently recharges 300 million litres of water every year. The initiatives implemented in these communities also include public education about sanitation and hygiene along with provision of health care facilities and health education to improve awareness levels of community members. enterprise and sustainable livelihood development is also promoted and villagers are trained in . to study and rejuvenate local water bodies. The results of the partnership were commendable. In addition to this. To supplement these programmes in a more holistic manner. PepsiCo s community project in Karnataka provides water. community youth groups and women s self help groups played a critical role in the construction of 128 toilets.TERI-PepsiCo project in Karnataka and Uttaranchal In 2004.000 people residing in 4 villages. Agricultural programmers initiated in these areas also serve to improve irrigation systems. health and sanitation services to 3. Best practices on organic approaches are shared with community members along with methods to improve moisture content of the soil. Local Government bodies. To promote the collection of solid waste. The aim of this project was to enhance the quality and access of water to villagers in Neelamangala. approximately 500 dustbins have been distributed to community members. Other ongoing projects include the construction of a water recharge structure and a rainwater harvesting structure for a school. Currently. high yield cash crops and integrated pest management systems are being promoted. Community participation played an important role in the success of the project. a scientific research organization.

The villagers have also benefited immensely from the health and sanitation initiatives developed with the support of PepsiCo and TERI along with a programme to promote renewable energy. . Progress made in Uttaranchal In Uttarkhand. This initiative has transformed 4 villages in Uttarkhand into model villages.mushroom processing while self help groups are trained in various income generation activities to help create a viable local economy. The results of this integrated watershed development programme have created a holistic and sustainable change in the villages. Besides being deeply involved in the implementation of the various community projects. community members have also contributed financially to the ongoing work. PepsiCo's partnership with TERI has been successful in rejuvenating traditional water harvesting structures in villages.

.Environment Awards PepsiCo takes pride in its achievements  PepsiCo-Exnora waste management programme in Chennai wins Environmental Golden Peacock Award for Innovation in 2006.  PepsiCo s Palakkad plant won Golden Peacock National Award for Environment Management in 2005  Neelamangala plant selected for the Parisara Mithra Award for environment in 2005  PepsiCo Madurai plant won Golden Peacock National Award for Environment Management in 2001 and 2002.

PepsiCo India and EXNORA effectively implemented a model project in Pammal district in Tamil Nadu that adhered to the Government policy on waste management.00. This award winning.000 community members throughout the country. the programme imparted training on recycling waste rather than simply relocating it. PepsiCo-Exnora's solid waste management programme PepsiCo India continues to strengthen its Solid Waste Management initiatives in partnership with Exnora. The programme involved the creation of infrastructure. recycling of plastic and steel waste.000 people in 2008 Award winning Zero Waste Management Programme in Pammal. road cleaning. In partnership with the Government. very few municipalities in the country were able to completely comply with these rules. income generating partnership currently impacts more than 1. Despite the creation of a detailed policy on Solid Waste Management and Handling rules in 2000. usage of superior grade EXORCO compost. to make cities cleaner. an environmental NGO. Andhra Pradesh and Haryana will reach out to more than 2. The project created a visible difference in the local environment of the region. PepsiCo India continues to implement waste management projects in various districts in the country.Waste to Wealth PepsiCo India continues to convert Waste to Wealth. NGOs and community members.00.000 people in Tamil Nadu. This award winning initiative has established Zero Solid Waste centres that benefit more than 200. street . Implemented in a few wards of the Pammal district and impacting a population of over 22. Tamil Nadu Effective and environmentally friendly disposal of municipal waste is a major challenge for local Government bodies.000.

a team of 21 UNICEF delegates from 9 countries. Tamil Nadu was selected by UNICEF as a model project and a centre for international learning in the area of Urban Solid Waste Management. which consisted of Denmark. implementation and impact of the program. This unique initiative was awarded the environmental Golden Peacock Award for Innovation in 2006 and was recognized as a model project by UNICEF in 2007. Phillipines. This prestigious recognition by UNICEF follows the .beautification. sanitation awareness programmes and a tree plantation programme that include the concept of 'Each Child Adopt a Tree'. In 2007. UNICEF included urban solid waste management as part of its sanitation pillar and it selected Pammal's Zero Waste Management centre as a best case study for it team of international delegates. The sale of recyclable waste provided a stream of income to sustain the project which improved the ambience of Pammal district. process. PepsiCo-EXNORA's Zero Waste Management initiative in Pammal recognized as a model project by UNICEF PepsiCo-EXNORA's pioneering Zero Waste Management project in Pammal. Households were encouraged to segregate their bio-degradable waste from their recyclable waste. Nepal. Indonesia. Zambia. East Jerusalem. the Government. The bio-degradable waste was converted into high quality organic manure through the process of vermi-culture. Egypt. visited the Pammal project and recognized it as being a unique initiative which demonstrates a strong partnership between community members. NGOs and the corporate sector. With an aim to understand the planning. Djibouti and Ethiopia. Every aspect of the programme was built around maximum community and Government participation which helped the programme evolve into a self sustaining model.

but provides several opportunities for micro-enterprises such as PET bottle. The organic waste is converted into compost using vermi-culture and the inorganic waste is sorted into categories for recycling. .Golden Peacock Award For Innovation received by PepsiCo India and Exnora for their partnership in this unique waste recycling program. The innovative project not only promotes sanitary surroundings. Frito Lay s achievements in converting waste to wealth PepsiCo India s foods division. Recycling initiatives in Nagapattinam. the PepsiCo Foundation also initiated similar projects in Cuddalore and Tenkasi in Tamil Nadu. Continuous door-to-door campaigns. power and fuel. Along with this project in Nagapattinam. rallies and street plays are carried out to motivate people to segregate organic and inorganic garbage at source. waste paper and tetra pack recycling. Sangareddy in Andhra Pradesh and Panipat in Haryana The inauguration of the PepsiCo India-EXNORA Zero Waste Management Project in Nagapattinam marked the expansion of PepsiCo India and Exnora's efforts to manage domestic solid waste in an environmentally-friendly manner. Tenkasi in Tamil Nadu. Sangareddy in Andhra Pradesh and Panipat in Haryana. New capacity expansion in plants has been designed to impact further reductions in water. also generates biofuels from waste in its plants thus reducing methane emission and 875 MT of CO2 emission annually. in addition to achieving 14% reduction in energy use. Frito Lay. Cuddalore.

To support the initiative. crop diversification and raise farmer incomes. potato and other crops. PepsiCo set up a 27-acre research and demonstration farm in Punjab to conduct farm trials of new varieties of tomato. PepsiCo has also collaborated with the Thapar Institute of Technology to develop a high quality potato seed programme.000 farmers across the country earn more. PepsiCo India's agri-partnerships with farmers help farmers across the country grow and earn more PepsiCo's involvement in Indian agriculture stems from its vision of creating a cost-effective.Partnership with Farmers PepsiCo India s agri-partnerships with farmers help 22. localised agri-base in India by leveraging farmers access to world class agricultural practices. between PepsiCo India. . The most ambitious project is a joint programme. launched in 1989. the Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) in Ludhiana and Punjab Agro Industries Corporation (PAIC) in Chandigarh. PepsiCo India worked with farmers and State Governments to improve agri sustainability. PepsiCo was a pioneer in the concept of contract farming under which the company transfers agricultural best practices and technology and procures the produce at a guaranteed price. and customized solutions to suit specific geographies and locations. PepsiCo helped transform the lives of thousands of farmers by helping them refine their farming techniques and raise farm productivity. The programme focuses on evolving agricultural practices to help Punjab farmers produce internationally competitive products. Over the last five years.

The programme. which includes seed production.P. Yields have more than tripled from 16 tons to 54 tons per hectare. Jharkand West Bengal.200 farmers in Rajasthan to cultivate barley in a tie up with the United Breweries Group.000 farmers working in over 10. Kashmir and Maharashtra for the supply of potatoes. These new potato seeds have helped to increase farm income and enabled PepsiCo to procure world class chip-grade potatoes for its Frito Lay snacks division. 6 high-quality. A juicy opportunity-PepsiCo Citrus Project Extending the initiative The PepsiCo/Tropicana and PAGREXCO (Punjab Agri Export Corporation) Citrus Development Programme has emerged as one of the most successful models of publicprivate partnerships in Indian agri-business. the development of new tomato varieties has helped increase total annual production of tomato varieties from 28. high-yield potato varieties have also been introduced to Indian farmers. U. The company has partnered with more than 10. has successfully evaluated the following crops: y y y y several varieties of basmati rice more than 200 varieties and hybrids of chilli 25 varieties and hybrids of corn more than 60 varieties of peanut more than 100 varieties and hybrids of tomato.000 tons in Punjab. The Project marked a step forward in . PepsiCo India s technical team also implemented a high quality seed programme to deliver early generation and disease free seeds to farmers.000 acres across Punjab. Under the programme..000 tons to over 200. Karnataka. Additionally. PepsiCo India has also partnered with 1.

Tomatoes. Trials have been carried out with Kinnow. the world's largest juice brand. Musambi. The project. offering an advantaged supply chain for fruit juice concentrates.PepsiCo s commitment to diversification of agriculture and improving the quality of life for farmers. . Each Plant contains cold stores with a capacity of 2400 tons for finished products. PepsiCo supported the Punjab Government on the citrus project which served to improve the quality of life for thousands of farmers and also created a localised supply base for citrus juice under Tropicana. PepsiCo was also interested in exploring the export potential of the local produce. Today. signed in 2002. Each plant is capable of processing multiple fruits. This is one of the largest collections at a commercial nursery. It also marked a step forward in fulfilling its commitment to improving the quality of life for thousands of farmers and played an integral role in introducing a less water intensive alternative than other crops such as paddy which farmers had previously grown. creating a worldclass source of planting material for Punjab's farmers. served to deepen PepsiCo's involvement in Punjab agriculture which started in 1989. PepsiCo also provided technical support and expertise to the Punjab Government to set up two fruit processing plants in Hoshiarpur and Abohar which are prime citrus growing areas in Punjab. farmers can choose from 16 varieties of rootstock and 32 varieties of citrus. Mangoes. Melons and Strawberries. This is a mutually beneficial situation for PepsiCo and the farmers of Punjab.

Making the healthful choice an easier choice y Tropicana 100 % juice range provides essential nutrition and vitamins. healthful and fun portfolio while simultaneously tackling the 'calories out' side of the equation by expanding its Get Active programme for kids. the portfolio transformation will continue with a systematic plan to reduce added sugar. PepsiCo India has been proactive in taking a variety of steps to sustain and strengthen this platform of human sustainability. the portfolio includes several healthier treats and some hydrating and nourishing products. PepsiCo's Diverse Portfolio PepsiCo s portfolio reflects its commitment to nourish consumers with a diverse range of fun and healthy products. . Today. y y Products with reduced sugar or calories such as Diet Pepsi Gatorade. As PepsiCo grows. replace fluids and electrolytes and provide carbohydrate energy. diverse. Tropicana nectars and juice based drinks Tropicana Twister. It will continue to provide children with a . y Aquafina packaged water and bulk water. it has a responsibility to ensure that its consumers are nourished in multiple dimensions. the worlds leading sports drink. has valuable re-hydration benefits and is scientifically formulated to quench thirst.Healthy Kids PepsiCo India stays committed to the health and well-being of children. making the healthful choice an easier choice. PepsiCo India believes that in order to build its business in a sustainable manner. Slice and Slice Mangola. sodium and saturated fats in its products.

Vitamin B complex and helps in lowering cholesterol. The Get Active programme promotes active lifestyles and healthy nutritional habits among children in schools.comprising medical practitioners. vitamin A and has no artificial colours. flavours or added preservatives. is made from whole grains and vegetables. an NGO. PepsiCo's kid's range product. Lay s.000 children enrolled in 120 schools in Mumbai and Delhi. Quaker Oats.y Breakfast cereal. is rich in soluble fibre. The programme currently covers work towards our vision of improving the health and well-being of our children. protein. y Frito Lay s products are MSG and trans-fat free and contain voluntary on pack nutritional labeling. y Frito Lay s core products. Offering Portion Choices: Most of PepsiCo s products are available in a range of packages so consumers can select a size suited to particular occasions and dietary needs. y Cheetos Whoosh. Through the Get Active programme. Kurkure.Getting Active! One of the ways to battle the growing issue of obesity is to tackle the 'calories out' side of the equation by encouraging active lifestyles especially for school going children. Launched in 2006. Get Active is a partnership between PepsiCo India and Swashrit Society. beta-glucan. nutritionists and public health policy experts . . Uncle Chipps and Cheetos are cooked in Rice Bran Oil to significantly reduce the saturated fat in these brands by 40%.00. PepsiCo's snack and beverage businesses collaborate with the National Advisory Board . Calories Out . and is a good source of fibre.

South Africa and over time in Nigeria. PepsiCo will launch and distribute products directly aimed at addressing nutritional deficiencies. In 2008. This first of its kind seminar reflected PepsiCo's commitment to spreading awareness and creating a holistic network of professionals working in areas relevant to this issue. Addressing Malnutrition and tackling micronutrient deficiencies in mothers and children In countries such as India where malnutrition is a serious issue. like iron. a Get Active seminar was organised by Swashrit to facilitate a discussion between leading NGOs.In 2007. principals and representatives from CBSE on how to incorporate an essential balance of physical activities into school curriculums.00. zinc and many vitamins.000 children in 4 metros. Millions of people suffer physical and neurological disorders due to major deficiencies of key micronutrients. PepsiCo s vision is that the fortified product created by the company will be accessed through the company's distribution network and will be sold in India. Get Active will cover more than 2. . which lead to serious health problems. PepsiCo will launch a pilot program that directly delivers against the United Nations Millennium Development Goal to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015.

Obesity management and Get Active. Swashrit is an NGO that works in the area of uplifting underprivileged children by providing them with basic education and empowering them with better futures. The organization has also undertaken prestigious annual projects with schools in Delhi and the NCR. These workshops have addressed important health related issues such as stress management.PepsiCo partners with Swashrit Society to promote active and healthy lifestyles among kids through the Get Active programme. such as Save the Young Heart . holistic child development and substance abuse prevention. middle and senior school children as well as teachers. . Swashrit has also been actively involved in conducting training workshops for primary.

Our products comply with the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act (PFA) directive on the use of water in the preparation of soft drinks. PepsiCo has a long-standing commitment to protecting the consumers whose trust and confidence in its products is the bedrock of its success. Composition of a Sugar-containing Soft Drink y y y y Water: 86-90% Sugar: 10-13% CO2: 0. In order to ensure that consumers stay informed about the global quality of all PepsiCo products sold in India. PepsiCo products carry a quality assurance seal on them. We use a six-stage water purification process to deliver this standard consistently.2-0. 2004) which compare to the best-in-class and most stringent international standards being followed anywhere in the world. PepsiCo s soft drinks meet the local Indian standards (Health Ministry Standards for carbonated beverages notified July 15. The One Quality Worldwide assurance seal appears on the entire range of PepsiCo s beverages.7% Concentrate: 0.Safety Assured PepsiCo follows one quality standard across the globe. We also comply with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for packaged drinking water.3-0.4% .

we require the incoming water to be purified even further. At a minimum. using a variety of processes. .Water Quality: Incoming Water Water accounts for the bulk of all beverages including colas. the water used in our soft drinks must be as safe as possible for human consumption. which includes using accredited laboratories to test for at least 100 parameters At every plant. In other words. Every water source used for PepsiCo beverages must first be analytically qualified. every plant in India employs a dual back-to-back carbon filter.

emulsifiers. All ingredients used also conform to standards laid out by the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act under the health ministry . colors. also are diligently controlled y Each supplier must submit written verification that each lot of ingredient shipped to our facilities meets our strict specifications y In addition to water. acidulants. which make up less than 1% of our finished beverages. other ingredients.Standards for flavours and other ingredients y Our flavor concentrates. USFDA and EU Scientific Committee for Foods. sugar. anti-oxidants and low-calorie sweeteners are food grade and have been approved by global food standards like the JECFA/CODEX. and flavor testing. preservatives. including non agricultural have been analyzed by outside laboratories y All ingredients including flavours.

Sugar y y Sugar accounts for 10 to 13% of a soft drink Sugar must meet high standards of quality. Quality of sugar At PepsiCo. All of our sugar manufacturers must undergo the same supplier qualification process y To add to our already high quality standards. sugar is bought only from approved sugar mills after a rigorous supplier qualification process described below: Self Assessment Perform self-assessment tool to evaluate current sugar situation and knowledge base y y Paper Audit y y Provide supplier with Pepsi sugar specification Get requests into from supplier: o Type of sugar o Manufacturing flow chart o Supplier's Quality process & checkpoints Supplier submits information Quality and Procurement review supplier data & if complete. which are uniform for all of our beverage plants across the globe. proceed to next stage y y y y Sample Submission Supplier to send test sample to independent outside lab Lab informs supplier of results Supplier shares data with Pepsi Review data & decide whether to proceed to the next stage . all of our plants in India further purify sugar with hot activated carbon and fine filtration.

middle and end of production session to an outside lab and all have been approved y Maintain Approved Status y y y Supplier sends sample from beginning. Pepsi & Supplier meet to develop corrective action plan If problem is not solved. middle and end of session to outside lab Pepsi/supplier share results of analyses Full Approval " Final approval status granted after supplier has met COA requirements on 10 separate lots of sugar and has submitted sample from beginning.On-site Audit y y y y Audit supplier's plant Review their quality procedures Determine ability to supply COC/COA Ensure that the supplier is capable & willing to consistently comply with the Pepsi sugar specifications y y y Conditional Approval y y "Conditional" approval Supplier can being supplying from approved refinery Pepsi or outside lab tests first 10 deliveries against COA Supplier submits sample from beginning. revocation of "Approval" & shipments are halted . middle and end of production season to outside lab for complete analysis Lab informs supplier of results If sample fails.

our sugar and our flavorings in accordance with the best international guidelines y Our products comply with most stringent Indian and international regulations. that white milled sugar has no standard for pesticide residue as it is a processed agri-product. colour. which includes a complete audit of refineries and testing from approved international laboratories y y Further. including the new regulations for carbonated soft drinks notified by the Health Ministry on July 15. each batch carries certificates of analysis and compliance Once the CO2 reaches a bottling plant. 2004 . it is subjected to further treatment to reduce impurities. it undergoes further purification Finally y y Pepsi products are safe We analyze our water. y We achieve this by subjecting each supplier to a rigorous supplier qualification process. however. Carbon Dioxide y The CO2 in each bottle of Pepsi surpasses that recognised for medical applications. odour. and microbes to achieve PepsiCo's Global Specifications.After sugar is received in the beverage plant. Note.