Parent company: PepsiCo
Pct. change in gallons sold: -32 percent
Gallons sold 2001: 2,075
Gallons sold 2010: 1,407
Pepsi was invented in 1898 by Caleb Bradham and has been a close competitor of Coke’s ever since. Parent company PepsiCo has diversified greatly in recent years. In 1998 it bought Tropicana, and in 2001 it bought Gatorade. Like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo also offers various modified versions of Pepsi, such as Diet and Caffeine-Free.
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