Pepsi Will Pull Sugary Drinks From World's Schools

Company targets 2012, will offer low-cal alternatives
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2010 8:43 PM CDT

(Newser) – Pepsi said today it will pull its sugary drinks from schools worldwide by 2012, a move the company says was prompted in part by concerns over youth health. Pepsi will add low-calorie alternatives, a move one marketing analyst tells the Los Angeles Times is shrewd: “If they can keep kids interested in their healthier forms of soft drinks, then that’s going to be profitable for the company down the line.”

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