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PepisCo to cut fat, salt, sugar

US soft drink and snacks giant PepsiCo unveiled plans on 22 March to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products as part of a broad initiative to address health, nutrition and environmental concerns.

Among the plans "to encourage people to live healthier lives”, PepisCo said it would reduce the average sodium per serving in key global food brands in key markets by 25 percent by 2015; cut saturated fat by 15 percent by 2020; and reduce average added sugar in its drinks 25 percent by 2020.

Additionally, the company will work to increase access to safe water in developing countries, reduce packaging weight and greenhouse gas emissions.

(Source: Bangkok Post)