Category: Pepsi

A Coca-Cola corporate secretary once stole the secret Coca-Cola…

A Coca-Cola corporate secretary once stole the secret Coca-Cola recipe and attempted to sell it to Pepsi. Instead of acquiring the recipe of their competitor, Pepsi called the FBI and had her arrested.

In 1985, a Coca-Cola employee was fired for being engaged to a…

In 1985, a Coca-Cola employee was fired for being engaged to a Pepsi employee.

In 2004, farmers in India used Pepsi and Coca Cola instead of…

In 2004, farmers in India used Pepsi and Coca Cola instead of pesticides because they were cheaper and got the job done just as well.

Pepsi was sued because of its Naked Juice marketing. While the…

Pepsi was sued because of its Naked Juice marketing. While the juice is marketed as “healthy”, it actually has a higher sugar content than an equivalent amount of Pepsi Cola. source source1

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In 1997 Pepsi held a contest to win a life-size replica of the…

In 1997 Pepsi held a contest to win a life-size replica of the Simpsons house or $75,000. The contest winner chose the cash. The house, which cost $120,000 to build, was renovated to look like a normal home and re-sold. source

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In 1993 Pepsi ran a contest in the Philippines in which it…

In 1993 Pepsi ran a contest in the Philippines in which it promised 1 million pesos, roughly $40,000, to the person who found the number 349 inside his bottle cap. Pepsi went on to mistakenly print 800,000 winning caps, leading to outrage and death threats to Pepsi executives. source

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