“Community Luncheon” presented by PepsiCo and Minges Bottling Group


We had the pleasure of learning more about PepsiCo and Minges Bottling Group as they hosted a special luncheon at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

Sabrina Bengel, Managing Partner aka the “Pepsi Lady” of the Birthplace of Pepsi Cola kicked off the “New Bern Community Luncheon” hosted by PepsiCo and Minges Bottling Company. Watch the first video here: http://youtu.be/I2LRaiyDd9M.

Jeff Minges, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Minges Bottling Group was proud to share his family’s history with us. Learn more by watching the second video: http://youtu.be/RiBzGKD2Lz4 of Jeff Minges and Al Carey, Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Americas Beverages.

The audience was excited to see that NASCAR Racer Jeff Gordon was the Special Guest. He joined Al Carey, and Director, Lou Arbetter as they shared the story behind Pepsi’s “Test Drive 2” Video.

Check out the above video to hear how the Pepsi crew and Jeff Gordon managed to pull off this major prank!

Who would have imagined that Caleb Bradham’s product would launch PepsiCo into an International Company!

Special thanks to the Chelsea Restaurant and the Convention Center staff for serving a wonderful lunch!

Did you know that PepsiCo’s portfolio extends to: Mountain Dew, Brisk Iced Tea, Starbucks drinks, Gatorade, Tropicana, Lipton, Sobe, Tazo, Ocean Spray, Sierra Mist, New East, Lays, Quaker brands, to name some, as they are constantly expanding their products.

Their “Performance with a Purpose” campaign focuses on Environmental Sustainability, Human Sustainability, and Talent Sustainability. They are working hard to decrease their carbon footprint and provide healthy product choices.

For more information, please visit PepsiCo’s website!

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