19 May '11, 1pm

Green Cola Wars Continue: Pepsi Brings Out Eco-Friendly Cups: The company is offering five types of eco-friendly...

PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) fired the latest shot in the ongoing green cola wars with rival Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO). The company is offering five types of eco-friendly, recyclable and compostable cups to Foodservice customers in the United States. It's the latest in a game of one-upmanship being played by Pepsi and rival Coca-Cola, which recently introduced recyclable display racks . And before that, both companies introduced bio-plastic bottles. Pepsi's new offerings consist of fully recyclable clear plastic cups, including an rPET cup containing 20% post-consumer recycled content, as well as compostable paper cups and wax cups made with plant-based materials sourced from sustainably managed forests. The fountain cup portfolio mix empowers Foodservice customers--such as restaurants, stadiums and theme parks, and colleges and universities--to select green cup options based on locally...

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