31 Oct '11, 5am

Q&A with PepsiCo on sustainable agriculture - #CSR #PepsiCo #Sustainable #Agriculture #SupplyChain

Ethical Corporation spoke to PepsiCo’s Derek Yach about how chickpeas can help ease malnutrition and boost small farm incomes Q: When it comes to sustainable agriculture, why do chickpeas matter to PepsiCo A: Enterprise EthioPEA is about performance with purpose. While chickpeas have the potential to address food and economic insecurity in Ethiopia, they are also a critical commodity for PepsiCo’s business. PepsiCo’s has a thriving dips and spreads business, which includes chickpea-dependent hummus products. These are an important part of our global nutrition group, which we aim to grow from $13bn to $30bn in sales by 2020. Additionally, Enterprise EthioPEA will provide us new insights into a fast growing market. Even without more modern farming techniques, Ethiopia produces 46% of Africa’s chickpeas, and 2% of the world’s, and so we see tremendous opportunity for growth t...

Full article: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/supply-chains/pepsi%E2%80%99s-...

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