Food and beverage giant PepsiCo yesterday officially launched its largest food and beverage plant in Vietnam with a groundbreaking of its production facility in northern Bac Ninh Province .

Located in Bac Ninh's Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park , the facility forms the first part of a 250 million USD investment programme – announced in August, 2010 – that PepsiCo is undertaking in Vietnam over the next three years.

The plant in Bac Ninh will produce a range of PepsiCo key products, including traditional carbonated soft drinks, purified water, sports drink and convenience foods./.