(Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc <PEP.N> 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.


Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Earlier on Tuesday, soft-drinks maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc <DPS.N> said it would buy antioxidant beverages maker Bai Brands LLC for $1.7 billion.


Reuters reported last month that Pepsi was nearing a deal to buy KeVita.


(Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)