PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo just announced that it will cease global sales of full-sugar soft drinks to primary and secondary schools by 2012.
Instead, PepsiCo will offer only low-calorie beverages.
The policy is already in place in the U.S.
“We have long advocated for school settings to be made as conducive as possible to promoting the health of students,” PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi said in a statement. “This global policy will serve as an i