Industry Commitments

PepsiCo

2021 Progress Report

Year Committed: 2017
Length of Commitment: 10 years
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Utilize PHA’s third-party verification process to verify specific calorie and sodium reduction goals to be achieved by 2025 that were announced in October 2016.

Verified Results

  • Implementation Date

    December 2026

    Reporting Date

    October 2021

    Commitment Element

    At least two-thirds of PepsiCo's global beverage portfolio volume sold will have 100 calories or fewer per 12-ounce serving. This includes all beverages (i.e., fountain, bottled, etc.).

    Progress To Date

    In 2021, 53% of the beverage volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 26 global beverage markets, representing 79% of global beverage volume sold as of 2021, had 100 Calories or fewer from added sugars per 12 ounce serving. In 2020, 48% of the beverage volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 26 global beverage markets, representing 80% of global beverage volume sold as of 2020, met our target.

  • Implementation Date

    December 2026

    Reporting Date

    October 2021

    Commitment Element

    At least three-fourths of PepsiCo's global foods portfolio volume sold will not exceed 1.1 grams of saturated fat per 100 Calories.

    Progress To Date

    In 2021, 75% of the convenient food volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 23 global convenient foods markets, representing 86% of global convenient food volume sold as of 2021, had 1.1 grams of saturated fat or less per 100 Calories. In 2020, 71% of the convenient food volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 23 global convenient foods markets, representing 88% of global convenient food volume sold as of 2020, met our target.

  • Implementation Date

    December 2026

    Reporting Date

    October 2021

    Commitment Element

    At least three-fourths of PepsiCo's global foods portfolio volume sold will not exceed 1.3 milligrams of sodium per calorie.

    Progress To Date

    In 2021, 66% of the convenient food portfolio volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 23 global convenient foods markets, representing 86% of global convenient food volume sold as of 2021, had 1.3 milligrams of sodium or less per Calorie. In 2020, 64% of the convenient food portfolio volume sold across PepsiCo’s top 23 global convenient foods markets, representing 88% of global convenient food volume sold as of 2020, met our target.

Partner Statement

At PepsiCo, we recognize that we have an opportunity to help build a more sustainable food system and contribute to a healthier future for all. Through our PepsiCo Positive (pep+) agenda, we continue to drive positive change, evolving how we source ingredients, make and sell products, inspire individuals to make better choices and support communities throughout our value chain.

In nutrition, our PepsiCo Positive ambition is to offer more Positive Choices for people. To this end, we’re reducing added sugars, sodium and saturated fat, working to provide simple, clear information on our packaging, rethinking packaging sizes and leveraging the scale of our brands to drive positive change.

We aim to be transparent about our performance and Partnership for a Healthier America’s independent assessment of our progress validates these efforts.