PepsiCo PEPRanking: 2
Sales: $65.88 billion (year ending Dec. 2011)
Acquisitions: IZZE Beverage
Stacy’s Pita Chips
PepsiCo bought Stacy’s in 2005, and both Naked and IZZE in 2006.
It also acquired a majority stake in a Russian juice and diary company, as part of its strategyof building a $30- billion nutrition business by 2020.
But the company famous for soft drinks and chips has also established a presence in the organic area through more than simple acquisition. It offers organic versions of best-selling, home-grown brands, such as Tostitos and Tropicana.