PespiCo will acquire CytoSport, the business behind protein shake brand Muscle Milk.
PepsiCo is already a long term distribution partner for CytoSport.
Headquartered in California, CytoSport was founded in 1998 by the Pickett family, before being acquired by Hormel Foods Corporation in 2014. Its products 'serve the needs of elite athletes, active lifestylists and weekend warriors', and its products are NSF Certified for Sport. in 2014, Fast Company names CytoSport as one of the world's top most innovative companies in fitness.