Our Values

Quality is our thumb rule and Sofrito Believes in providing Quality products of international standard to the consumer at an affordable cost.

Despite being in a competitive world, the company believes that only fair business practices will keep one ahead of their competitors. The growth of a company is not complete without the development of the society it lives in. Sofrito therefore feels privileged to play its role in the development of society though third party Volunteers public organization. Quality Products, and Social Upliftment and Fair Business Practice is our equal arm.

Business Fair Practice Code

Health and Safety

No matter where you work or what you do for our company, you are expected to put safety first.

We are committed to safeguarding the health and safety of our employees, visitors, contractors, consumers and communities. Our health and safety policies and procedures are designed to help you to work safely, whether at our facilities, in the marketplace or on the roadways.

You should always speak up and raise a concern if you:

  • Are asked to do a task you consider unsafe
  • Are asked to do a job you think you are not properly trained to perform and that may harm you or others
  • See someone performing a task that you think is unsafe or that the person is not properly trained to do
  • Suspect that a vehicle or piece of equipment is not operating properly and may be unsafe

Observe or are made aware of an unsafe condition or a potential danger to yourself or others Safety is everyone’s responsibility – you must insist that work be performed safely, no matter what your job is.

Product Quality

You should never compromise product quality.

We are committed to producing high quality products across all of our brands. We maintain consumer trust by manufacturing superior products, starting with the purchase of our raw ingredients and continuing until the finished product reaches the consumers’ hands. We are also committed to developing new products in an ethical and responsible manner, and to following applicable ethical standards and guidelines relating to research.

  • If you are involved in any aspect of developing, handling, packaging or storing our products, you are expected to:
  • Know the product quality standards, policies, and procedures that apply to the products produced at your location
  • Follow good manufacturing practices and testing protocols
  • Comply with all applicable food safety laws and regulations

It is important to always be alert for situations that could compromise our products. If you see something that could negatively affect the quality of a PepsiCo product, speak up and report it immediately.

Responsible Marketing

If you are involved in marketing, always market our products responsibly.

Our brands touch millions of lives each day. Our product marketing must reflect our company’s high ethical standards, and be truthful, understandable and in compliance with all laws. If you are involved in marketing, you should never:

Overstate or misrepresent the qualities of our products or packaging.

Use misleading or untruthful statements in our advertising or labels.

Make claims about our products, product ingredients, or health effects without adequate substantiation and proper legal clearance.

You must ensure our marketing programs conform to applicable laws and regulations as well as applicable policies of your sector or function, including our guidelines relating to marketing to children.

Our Customers

We must treat our customers fairly.

Integrity in the marketplace requires each of us to treat our customers ethically, fairly, and in compliance with all applicable laws. When dealing with our customers, you should always:

  • Earn their business on the basis of our superior products, customer service and competitive prices
  • Present our services and products in an honest and forthright manner
  • Avoid unfair or deceptive trade practices
  • Communicate our sales programs clearly
  • Deliver on your promises

Our contracts with customers must always reflect the importance and value we place on their business. All customer sales and trade spending agreements should be in writing and conform to our policies.

Our Competitors

Always compete with integrity and follow applicable antitrust and competition laws.

PepsiCo is committed to outperforming our competitors legally and ethically within the framework of a free enterprise system. Therefore, you should:

  • Never comment on competitors’ products or services in an inaccurate or untruthful manner
  • Only use legitimate means of obtaining competitive information
  • Respect the confidential information and intellectual property rights of our competitors and other third parties
  • Always comply with antitrust and competition laws

When dealing with competitors, you should never enter into any agreement, whether formal or informal, written or verbal, to set prices or other terms of sale, coordinate bids, allocate customers, sales territories, or product lines, or engage in any other activity that violates applicable antitrust or competition laws. You should never discuss such topics with a competitor, even in an informal setting such as a trade show or customer event.

It is also important to avoid activities that may appear to violate antitrust or competition laws. For example, all written communications referring to our competitors should be business appropriate in tone and refrain from language that could be construed as encouraging anti-competitive behavior.

Violations of antitrust or competition laws may result in severe legal penalties for our company and criminal charges for the individuals involved. Competition laws are complex and vary by country. For guidance, you should consult the Law Department. If you suspect an antitrust violation, speak up and report it.