Food and beverages firm, PepsiCo is planning to invest Rs 36.6 crore by 2020 in India with the aim to expand its agricultural programmes in the country.

It is important to mention that PepsiCo at present works with around 24,000 farmers in India to grow rice, potato, corn and citrus for its products like Lays, Kurkure snacks, Uncle Chipps and Tropicana juice. While talking to media, Christine Daugherty, Global Vice President of Sustainable Agriculture at

PepsiCo said, “The Company has plans to double the mutual farming network in the next 5 years, including expansion to new geographies.”

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