The Supreme Court will soon give its decision on whether soft drink companies like Hindustan Coca-cola Beverages (HCCB) and PepsiCo India Holdings should pay octroi on glass bottles and crates separately, despite the value of same being included in the price of the aerated beverage.

A Bench headed by Justice M K Sharma has reserved its judgement on the pleas of both softdrink majors who opposed

The Supreme Court today quashed the criminal proceedings launched against Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd, ruling that mere presence of pesticide residue did not make its soft drink products adulterated.

Company argued it was following globally accepted norms.

The Supreme Court today quashed the prosecution of soft drink giant PepsiCo by the Kerala government over the pesticide content found in its bottles picked at random from the market.

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Altamash Kabir set aside the criminal proceedings, mainly accepting the argument of the company that there was no la

The beverage industry has cheered the verdict of the Supreme Court in the PepsiCo versus Kerala government matter, saying they stand vindicated following the order which sets aside criminal proceedings initiated against the company by the latter.

When contacted, a spokesperson for CSE said Pepsi

IN A reprieve to the soft drink major, Pepsico India, the Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the criminal prosecution cases against the company and its directors for the presence of pesticide carbofuran in its soft drinks.

The Supreme Court today set aside criminal proceedings initiated against PepsiCo by the Kerala government over pesticide content in the global beverage giant's soft drinks.

Looking into a petition filed by the multinational company, a bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir set aside the criminal prosecution initiated against PepsiCo India for selling soft drinks with higher pesticide content tha

In a move that will go a long way in encouraging ethical medical practices in India, the Medical Council of India (MCI) is mulling recommending action against Indian Medical Association (IMA) members who signed agreements with Pepsi and Dabur in 2009 undertaking to endorse their products in return for money.

For the agreed upon endorsements, the IMA as per agreements, was to get Rs 2.25 crore f

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its judgment on a batch of pleas filed by global softdrink majors Pepsico challenging the Kerala government

Surajeet Das Gupta / New Delhi August 30, 2010, 0:25 IST

It has been a quiet revolution. The country

Viveat Susan Pinto / Mumbai August 19, 2010, 1:27 IST

The foods division of PepsiCo India is actively working at having a portfolio in line with global chairman Indra Nooyi