Ep232: PepsiCo’s Anti-Hunger Program Fuels Kids & Innovation

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Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Matt Smith, Director of PepsiCo’s Food for Good program a purpose-driven business initiative within PepsiCo that tackles child hunger by making healthy food more physically and financially accessible for low-income families.

On the show, Megan, Matt and I discuss:

 Matt Smith, PepisCo

Matt Smith, PepisCo

  • Background on the Food for Good and whom the program serves.
  • Which PepsiCo products are used in the program.
  • In which states is the Food for Good active and how long has it been around.
  • How PepsiCo plans to expand and deepen the program with its 150-person staff.
  • What innovations have come out of the program, both within the program and for PepsiCo.
  • Which nonprofits does PepsiCo work with and how do those organizations help with the program.
  • How PepsiCo educates its employees about the program.
  • How Food for Good measures success.
  • Some of the challenges Matt has faced running the Food for Good program.

Show Notes

PepsiCo's Food for Good

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