Soda giants are under pressure to decrease the calories in their beverages.
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PepsiCo Inc. has set a target for reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks around the world as part of a suite of goals aimed at tackling problems ranging from obesity to climate change.The New York-based company will announce Monday that by 2025 at least two-thirds of its drinks will have 100 calories or fewer from added sugar per 33-centiliter serving, up from about 40 percent now.PepsiCo says the new global target is more ambitious than its previous goal of reducing sugar by 25 percent in certain drinks in certain markets by 2020 .PepsiCo is building on goals set out 10 years ago, which targeted nutritional, environmental and social improvements.
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