Pepsi Launches First New Bottle In 16 Years
New Bottle Marks Next Step in the Pepsi Live for Now Marketing Campaign
PURCHASE, N.Y., March 23, 2013
PURCHASE, N.Y., March 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepsi has unveiled a new
single-serve bottle for its Pepsi trademark portfolio including Pepsi, Diet
Pepsi, Pepsi MAX and Pepsi NEXT, marking its first design update since 1996.
A visual expression of the brand's Excitement of Now positioning, the bottle
is rolling out in markets nationwide starting in April in 16-ounce and
20-ounce packaging, with full conversion taking a few years.
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"This new bottle is the next milestone in Pepsi's Live For Now marketing
campaign," said Angelique Krembs, Vice President TM Pepsi Marketing. "Our
single serve bottle is the most visible and tangible connection point we have
with our consumers, and we love how the new bottle expresses our brand DNA."
The new bottle's bold swirl and elevated profile reflect the brand's
attributes and youthful spirit, capturing the excitement of now for Pepsi
consumers.The etched, grip-able bottom allows consumers to have a more
stimulating, tactile interaction with the bottle itself. A new, 12-ounce
glass bottle will also be offered as a premium package in select stores. The
new bottle is the first iteration of the redesign of the full portfolio
currently underway under the stewardship of PepsiCo's Chief Design Officer
Mauro Porcini, with additional elements to be rolled out throughout the year.
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PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than
$65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more
than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker,
Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable
foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are
united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a
healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more
successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with
Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from
treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the
environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to
provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and
invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information,
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