Gearing up for the cricket World Cup in 2011, PepsiCo has roped in Taproot India to handle the project assignment for Pepsi’s World Cup campaign following a pitch. The development is an interesting one as JWT remains the long time creative AOR for Pepsi.
PepsiCo, the beverage and food major in India, is all geared to launch a new range of ready-to-eat products and snacks. The company has called for a creative pitch for the same. According to senior sources in the industry, the pitch is at its nascent stage and agencies like Mudra, Rediffusion Y&R, JWT and Solutions are believed to be taking part in it.
Seven major food and beverage companies have announced a common commitment to responsible marketing to children. This is a voluntary self-regulation by members of the Indian food and beverage industry to demonstrate their commitment to a high level of social responsibility in marketing food and beverage products to children in India.
With the launch of Gatorade Sports Mix, PepsiCo India has entered into the powder category here. Gatorade, which is a bottled sports drink, has been quickly gaining popularity with the sport and fitness loving Indian youth. The launch of its powdered variety is the brand extension of Gatorade, which has been in the offing for a while.
Katrina Kaif cheek-to-cheek with a cut mango – the visual is sensual, mouth watering, and traffic stopping. It’s the new Slice campaign hitting Mumbai. With the outdoor medium playing a lead role, Pepsico has set out to capture the mango-loving metropolis. The out-of-home plan is being executed by Platinum Outdoor.
Following its latest campaign creating the ‘Wow’ factor, Pepsico India has now taken the concept forward with a ‘Wow anthem for Youngistaanis. This anthem proposes to be ‘of the youth’, ‘by the youth’ and ‘for the youth’ and has been implemented through extensive radio activation in partnership with Radio Mirchi.
Slice has seen powerful consumer momentum post its re-launch two years back, creating disruptive excitement in the mango juice drinks category. Continuing with its concept of ‘Aamsutra’, which celebrates mango indulgence, PepsiCo has rolled out a new TVC, which went on air on February 26, 2010.