- PepsiCo Food Service International (PFSI) is formed to focus on overseas development
- PepsiCo now has 111,000 employees.
- First presentation of the international Donald M. Kendall Bottler-of-the-Year Award.
- Frito-Lay begins nationwide roll-out of Grandma's brand cookies.
- Garden designer Russell Page (1906-1985) begins to extend the gardens at PepsiCo.
- Pepsi is #1 in sales in take-home market.