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Pepsi is cutting calories in drinks

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Pepsico is pledging to slash the calorie count of its beverages by 2025.

According to Pepsico, at least two-thirds of the company's beverages will contain 100 calories or less per 12-ounce serving by 2025.

The pledge comes as Pepsico looks to counter health concerns about sugar-sweetened beverages and respond to changing consumer preferences.It also follows efforts in several communities to tax sugary drinks as a way to fight rising obesity rates.

Pepsico sells beverages in about 180 countries worldwide.

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