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Kraft said it also is reformulating some items for international markets, including cheese products in the UK. But the bulk of the company's business is in North America.
Among other companies aiming to cut sodium is ConAgra Foods Inc., the maker of Chef Boyardee and Hebrew National. ConAgra announced in October that it would will cut sodium 20 percent in the next five years.
Campbell Soup Co. has cut the sodium in more than 100 of its products -- including V8 juices, Prego sauces, Pepperidge Farm breads and some of its namesake soups -- by 25 percent to 50 percent over the past four years. Campbell announced in December that it would cut the sodium in its SpaghettiOs canned pasta by up to 35 percent.
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