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PepsiCo Opens Food and Beverage R&D Center in Shanghai to Drive Innovation and Growth Across Asia

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PepsiCo Opens Food and Beverage R&D Center in Shanghai to Drive Innovation and Growth Across Asia

PepsiCo Opens Food and Beverage R&D Center in Shanghai to Drive Innovation and Growth Across Asia
November 14
12:02 2012

PepsiCo has opened a new food and beverage innovation centre in Shanghai, China. The state-of-the-art facility, which is PepsiCo’s largest R&D centre outside North America, will serve as a hub of new product packaging and equipment innovation for the group’s businesses throughout Asia.

The new facility is equipped with an advanced culinary centre and test kitchens focused on developing and tailoring PepsiCo food and beverage brands for distinct, locally relevant taste preferences throughout the region. In addition, the facility will house a pilot manufacturing plant that will allow researchers to quickly test new product ideas and support efforts to significantly accelerate the pace of PepsiCo’s innovation in China and other growing Asian markets.

It is one of PepsiCo’s most integrated food and beverage R&D centres anywhere in the world, a combination that is designed to unlock new opportunities for breakthrough innovation across the company’s diverse portfolio.

China and the Asia Pacific region are key components of PepsiCo’s overall plan to drive growth in emerging markets and developing markets globally.

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