Gatorade is manufactured by PepsiCo and is sold in over 80 countries. PepsiCo has many manufacturers around the world, thus the manufacturer in which the Gatorade is made depends on the country where it is purchased.
Gatorade was first made in 1965 by a group of four physicians from the University of Florida, according to PepsiCo. It was used to help the Florida Gators players stay hydrated while playing football. Gatorade is now the official sports drink of over 70 intercollegiate sports teams across America. Gatorade offers its sports drink in many flavors, and it also offers other products such as energy chews, protein shakes and whey protein bars.