Press release

“Suntory PepsiCo launches Pepsi product for the first time with packaging produced 100% from recycled plastic* in Vietnam market”

On April 14, 2022 in Hanoi, Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd (“Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam”) is proud to launch for the first time Pepsi 330ml with packaging made from 100% recycled plastic* in the Vietnamese market. This is a breakthrough initiative in the series of innovative activities of Pepsi brand and Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam towards the goal of sustainable development.

Pepsi product in newly packaging do not lose its convenience, still retain the distinctive flavor and spirit of the product, as well as bring true green values to life besides refreshment ultimate pleasure for customers. Choosing Pepsi with recycled plastic bottles is the choice to live COOL, live GREEN, live ACTIVE and POSITIVE.

Mr. Jahanzeb Khan – CEO and General Director of Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam spoke at the conference

Speaking at the press conference, Mr. Jahanzeb Khan – CEO and General Director of Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam said: “With the vision of “Growing for Good” and innovative thinking to serve consumers in Vietnam, our company's product portfolio is constantly changing and creating to meet international quality standards, but always in line with the needs and tastes of Vietnamese consumers. We are always aware of our role and responsibility in solving arising problems related to the environment, always improving products and production processes to be more environmentally friendly. This is also one of the important factors that make Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam maintaining its leading position in the beverage market for many years. Today, we are very proud to launch a new Pepsi product with packaging made from 100% recycled plastic*, the first in Vietnam market. We hope that Vietnamese consumers will continue to welcome and support this new initiative.”

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam representatives and guests opened and enjoyed the product.

Accompanying young people in creative and breakthrough activities to bring about positive impressions, Pepsi brand - the brand of the young generation and is also one of the pioneer brands in giving plastic more new life cycles for plastic to continue to serve as an essential and useful material. This is the constant effort of the brand as well as the actions and strong commitment of the young generation for a better life.

The current plastic bottle packaging of Pepsi brand and most other products manufactured by Suntory PepsiCo have been using recyclable plastic. In addition, Suntory PepsiCo also encourages consumers to sort and recycle after use to accompany the all-people movement "Against plastic waste" launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam and In response to WWF's global common goal "Zero plastic waste in nature by 2030".

With many leading initiatives in improving and launching new products to meet consumer tastes, in 2021, Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam is a beverage company in the list of 30 innovative enterprises. It was jointly evaluated by the National Innovation Center under the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the German International Cooperation Organization (GIZ). The company has been ranked No. 1 in the Top 10 prestigious beverage companies - non-alcoholic beverage industry group for 5 consecutive years (2017 - 2021) as announced by Vietnam Report. The company also achieved many certificates and titles for product quality such as High Quality Vietnamese Goods for 20 consecutive years, Golden Dragon certification...

(* The 330ml Pepsi bottle body is made from recycled plastic, excluding lids and labels.)

rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) is a raw material that is recycled from used PET packaging. rPET is a material produced in a closed cycle - where new plastic bottles are created from old plastic bottles