College signs agreement with PepsiCo for pouring rights

    Lamar State College Port Arthur announced today it has signed a multiyear agreement with PepsiCo for exclusive beverage pouring rights.

    "We're tremendously excited about our new partnership with PepsiCo and believe that this relationship will play a significant role in supporting Lamar State College Port Arthur and especially the success of our athletics programs,” Dr. Betty Reynard, President of LSCPA, said. “Pepsi has a focused approach to relationship marketing and we're confident Pepsi will provide the partnership, integrated marketing support and customer service we need to see continued growth of the college and its Seahawks athletics."

    Students, faculty and staff will soon see an influx of PepsiCo vending machines across campus, offering a wide variety of products from sodas to water and energy drinks. More important, PepsiCo will becomes a corporate sponsor with an eye on improving the experience of all those who visit the LSCPA campus.

    “PepsiCo has a reputation for supporting its partners on many different levels and I expect that our relationship will be proactive and exciting right from the start,” Dr. Reynard said.

    PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 19 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. The company’s main businesses -- Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola -- also make hundreds of other enjoyable and wholesome foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world.

    With net revenues of approximately $60 billion, PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment, including by conserving energy and water usage, and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support, and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit www.pepsico.com.