Kikkoman to be official partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games family was expanded further as the Kikkoman Corporation (Kikkoman) got added as the official partner to the prestigious organization.
Speaking on the occasion of the association, Tokyo 2020 president, Yoshiro Mori welcomed the partner and said, “Over many years, Kikkoman Corporation has supported the development of Japan’s food culture and is now the leading brand in the soy sauce market.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome such a distinguished company as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner,” He further added.
The Soy sauce company is the latest company to get associated with the prestigious Organising Committee for 2020 Summer Games. The Games total domestic partners number goes up to 33 with 18 Official partners.
Kikkoman has been attributed the category “Sauces (including soy sauces), vinegar, mirin and cooking sake.”
Speaking about the association, Noriaki Horikiri, president and CEO of Kikkoman, commented, “We are proud to support the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the category of “sauces (including soy sauce), vinegar, mirin and cooking sake”.
“Our corporate slogan is “Creating delicious memories.” By suggesting rich and varied food-lifestyles flavored with soy sauce, we will help visitors to the Games both from Japan and around the world to savour the joys of eating, enjoy healthy minds and bodies and create delicious memories of the Tokyo 2020 Games. In this way, we will do our very best to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games a magnificent success,” He further added.