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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a Pepsi truck delivers products to vendors at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo reports financial results Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

It's official. Pepsi is getting serious about cutting sugar from its drinks.



Pepsi is apparently getting serious about cutting sugar from its drinks. 

Monday, the company announced that two-thirds of its single serving drinks will have 100 or fewer calories by 2025 because Pepsi is cutting back on sugar.

According to CNN, less than 40 percent of Pepsi's drinks currently have 100 calories or fewer. 

The company said the change is due to shifting consumer needs as well as new dietary guidelines from the World Health Organization. 

Along with that, many consumers have reduced their intake of high-sugar, high-calorie soft drinks, like those produced by Pepsi and Coca-Cola. 

Just last year, Pepsi said it would stop using the artificial sweetener aspartame due to health concerns. But in September, the company reintroduced some products that contained the sweetener, saying consumers wanted more choices.

Along with cutting the sugar in its drinks, Pepsi said it is also working to reduce the levels of saturated fat and sodium in its products. 

"The company will continue to refine its food and beverage choices to meet changing consumer needs by reducing added sugars, saturated fat and sodium levels in its product portfolio," Pepsi said in a statement to CNN. 

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