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09-24-2004, 09:45 PM

FOOD/BEVERAGES: Pepsi plans new products

Pepsico is reportedly planning a trio of new products next year.

Pepsi One, which was introduced in 1998 using a blend of sweeteners ace-K
and aspartame, will be reformulated with sucralose next year, Beverage
Digest said, citing bottlers and unidentified sources.

Sucralose is marketed by Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Nutritionals unit as

"Sucralose has become very popular with consumers, and having a diet cola
sweetened with that sweetener could prove to have a great deal of consumer
appeal," said Beverage Digest Editor John Sicher.

Pepsi also is planning to introduce a sparkling Aquafina and a no-calorie or
low-calorie flavored water, possibly called Splash, according to the
industry publication.


September 17, 2004 In this issue:

Pepsi Innovation Next Year: Pepsi One With Sucralose. New Water and Tea
Products. New Packages.
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