Coca-Cola and Foremost to Hydrate 2018 Micro Games As Official Beverage Partner - Archived

Coke and Foremost will provide beverages to 1,500 athletes and coaches


BARRIGADA HEIGHTS, Guam—Coca-Cola and Foremost reinforce their commitment to the Micronesian Community as the Official Beverage Partner of the 2018 Micro Games in Yap.

The leading beverage companies will provide refreshments that include Coca-Cola family products, Powerade, Foremost T fruit-flavored teas, and Foremost Quench purified water to some 1,500 athletes and coaches who will participate in the 13-day quadrennial Micronesian sporting event in the island of Yap from July 15 to 27.

Mr. Marcos W. Fong, CEO of Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc., considers the partnership with the 2018 Micro Games an important milestone in the companies’ support of events that promote athleticism, sportsmanship, friendship, and unity among the island nations in the Western Pacific.

“The presence of Coca-Cola and Foremost in the 2018 Micro Games speaks to our goal to sustain and strengthen our long-running support of sports and athletes in our region. Through our investment of beverages, we would like to make the 2018 Micro Games a memorable experience for athletes, fans, and communities in Micronesia. Wherever there are athletes, Coca-Cola and Foremost will be there to support instances of refreshment and to help celebrate winning moments,” Mr. Fong said.

The Micro Games Organizing Committee through 2018 Micro Games CEO Mr. Liyon Sulog has expressed its appreciation for the partnership with Coca-Cola and Foremost. “We are very excited about the sponsorship of Coca-Cola and Foremost,” Mr. Sulog said. “Coca-Cola has been a worldwide partner of the International Olympics for many years and, as such, its prominent presence in Yap will recognize the Micro Games as a leading regional sporting event.”


Marcos W. Fong (second left), CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. and Liyon Sulog (third right), CEO, 2018 Micro Games seal the beverage partnership between Coca-Cola and Foremost and the 2018 Micro Games with a handshake at the Coke and Foremost corporate headquarters in Barrigada Heights, Guam. They are joined by (from left) Mike Brown, regional sales director and Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager, both of Coca-Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter.

Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. CEO Marcos W. Fong (center) hands over Coke and Foremost products to the 2018 Micro Games Organizing Committee led by 2018 Micro Games CEO Liyon Sulog (second left) to hydrate 1,500 athletes and coaches in Micronesia who will participate in the quadrennial sporting event hosted this year by the State of Yap from July 15 to 27. With them (from left) are Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager and Mike Brown, regional sales director, both of Coca- Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter.