PCPPI launched its first-ever Annual Sustainability Report, “Win as One” that outlines PCPPI’s new sustainability framework and celebrates the company’s wins in various sustainability initiatives for the company. PCPPI won Asia Responsible Enterprise Award 2019 for Social Empowerment Category with its Water for Peace in Marawi Project.
PCPPI celebrated its 10th year as a listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange. The company also embarked on Water for Peace in Marawi that provided 20,000L water tanks to the temporary shelters in Marawi.
PCPPI expanded its hydration category with the launch of G-Active and Aquafina.
PCPPI inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art snacks facility in Cabuyao, Laguna.
PCPPI announced the inclusion of snacks in its product portfolio.
A new state-of-the-art facility was built and inaugurated in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, solidifying PCPPI’s presence in the Southern Tagalog Region.
PCPPI introduced Mirinda Fun Mix, its first foray into the powdered juice segment. PCPPI was awarded the 2012 Bottler of the Year for Asia-Pacific Region by PepsiCo. Simultaneously, PCPPI was invited as an honorary guest to the PepsiCo Chairman’s Circle, an international exclusive group in PepsiCo.
PCPPI launched its CSR Commitment: T.A.Y.O Na, which stands for Talino, Asenso, Yaman and Oras, the four focus areas of PCPPI’s CSR thrusts – health & nutrition, entrepreneurship, environment and volunteerism. As a first project for TAYO, a school nutrition program was launched focusing on feeding malnourished school-children to help them in their studies. This was dubbed Pepsigla, a partnership program with Kabisig ng Kalahi, the Department of Education and the National Competitiveness Council.
PCPPI delivered a high double-digit growth of 21% in volumes. The company’s annual net income significantly increased 192% compared to 2011. Stock prices also went up to a record high from 1.96 to 6.65.
PCPPI published its first-ever coffee-table book, The Pepsi Challenge: A Journey of Remarkable Resilience, recording the 65-year history of Pepsi in the Philippines. It has been conferred with several prestigious awards: 2013 Quill Award of Excellence for Communications Skills, 2014 Anvil Award of Excellence for PR Tools and the 2014 Bronze Anvil Award for PR Tools.
PCPPI started its campaign for a better environment by implementing a renewable energy project which changed the plant's energy source from bunker fuel to steam
Lotte Chilsung Co. Ltd. became the single largest shareholder of PCPPI with 34.4% shares.
PCPPI successfully launched its initial public offering.
PCPPI was named as the Best Bottler of the Year for Asia by PepsiCo Inc.
PCPPI introduced noncarbonated beverages to the market
PCPPI registered a dramatic business growth and made a turn-around after years of low sales and employee morale.
Guoco Holdings (Philippines) Inc., a Hong-Kong based Holdings company assumed majority ownership of PCPPI
Luis Lorenzo Sr. and his partners
It was not long before the company drew the attention of Luis Lorenzo Sr. and his partners, the AFP-RSBS. Through their group under Premier Beverages, they bought and assumed majority ownership of Pepsi Philippines in 1989 and gave it a new name: Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI), which has remained the company's proud handle since then.
1985 marked a new milestone for the company
The group named Pepsi-Cola Distributors of the Philippines, Inc. led by the Escalers, acquired its franchising and bottling rights and officially made the company a Filipino corporation
From 1979 to 1981,
the company flourished under PCI's administration and Pepsi dominated the market with a share of more than 60%. The success was mainly fueled by an aggressive marketing program dubbed "Have a Pepsi Day" and the launching of Mountain Dew