Pepsi True Savaged on Amazon Over Palm Oil Controversy

November 24, 2014 | Triple Pundit

Less than two months ago PepsiCo hyped a new soft drink product, Pepsi True, as an alternative to the high fructose corn syrupy sweet and artificially sweetened zero-calorie options... more

Protest over ‘palm oil’ threatens launch of lower-calorie cola

November 22, 2014 | Dallas News

An online protest over the use of palm oil by Frito-Lay is threatening to undermine the launch of a new reduced-calorie cola by its sister brand, Pepsi, which uses no... more

Pepsi True attacked by comments, reviews on Amazon

November 21, 2014 | Food Dive

Dive Brief: Pepsi True has come under attack by environmentalists, and sole distributor Amazon removed the beverage from its site temporarily. More than 3,700 comments and reviews – nearly all... more

Pepsi True reinstated on Amazon.com after activist action

November 21, 2014 | Foodbev.com

Amazon has reinstated Pepsi True’s page on its website, following its removal after it was flooded with negative reviews from environmentalist groups.

The campaign was led by activist group SumOfUs.org... more

Activists hijack Pepsi’s new product launch on Amazon over deforestation

November 20, 2014 | Mongabay.com

A campaign launched by environmental activists is killing Pepsi’s launch of a new product on Amazon.com.  Pepsi True, a new soda that is made from cane sugar and Stevia,... more

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