Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010 in
Food & Beverage
Pepsi Co. pledged yesterday to cease selling sugar soft drinks to schools around the world by 2012, according to the LA Times.
The company is the first to take such drastic action in an effort to fight obesity. The move however will still allow sports drinks to be sold during school sponsored sporting events. Last week, Coca-Cola announced they will not sell drinks in primary schools unless asked them to do by the schools to help meet hydration needs. Coke will continue its policy to allow distribution of sugared drinks to high schools.
Read the full article at the LA Times by clicking here.