India: PepsiCo to buy probiotic drinks maker KeVita

India: PepsiCo to buy probiotic drinks maker KeVita

Cans of Pepsi are displayed at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, May 28, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen/File Photo

PepsiCo Inc said on Tuesday it would buy health beverage maker KeVita Inc, in an effort to diversify its soft drinks business and tap health conscious consumers.

California-based KeVita offers more than two dozen flavors of probiotic drinks, and all its drinks are certified organic, gluten-free and vegan, PepsiCo said in a statement.

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