PepsiCo has announced it has stopped manufacturing its Pepsi, 7UP and Mountain Dew brands in Russia, according to Reuters.
The move comes nearly six months after the beverage giant said it would suspend sales and production following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The latest announcement comes after Reuters reportedly visited dozens of locations in the country, including supermarkets and gyms, and found cans and bottles of Pepsi printed with July and August production dates from factories within Russia. The most recent date was said to be 17 August.
In a statement to Reuters, PepsiCo said it had stopped making concentrates for PepsiCola, Mirinda, 7Up and Mountain Dew in the country.
“All concentrates have subsequently been exhausted in Russia and production has ended,” a company spokesperson said on 8 September.
In March, PepsiCo said it would continue to sell daily essentials, such as milk and baby formula, in the country.
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