General Mills Plans to Reduce Salt by 20% by 2015

General Mills has committed to reduce sodium in 600 SKUs over five years, it announced Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills here has committed to reduce sodium in 600 SKUs over five years, it announced Tuesday.

It will cut salt by 20% across multiple categories. The manufacturer has already reduced the sodium in both Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios by 16%; select Progresso soups by 25%; and across the Chex Snack mix line 36%.

Its announcement follows similar commitments by other CPG companies. In October, ConAgra pledged to reduce sodium by 20% across its portfoli

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