The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today welcomed NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (NISSIN) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “Packaged Noodles and Pasta.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 38*, including 23 Official Partners.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the new appointment, “I am delighted to welcome NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner.”
“Since its invention of the world’s first instant noodles in 1958, NISSIN has continued to produce a wide range of innovative packaged food products. As an Organising Committee that is striving to deliver Games that will be the most innovative in history and engender positive change around the world, I can think of no better-suited partner than NISSIN,” he added further.
Koki Ando, President and Representative Director of NISSIN, commented, “We are honoured to become a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the category of Packaged Noodles and Pasta. As the originator of the instant noodle industry with our invention of the world’s first instant noodles “Chicken Ramen,” we have constantly striven to follow our founder’s philosophy “Food and Sports are the wheels to drive health.”
“As part of these efforts, we have been supporting a wide variety of sporting activities including providing support to the Japan Olympic Team as an Official Partner of the Japanese Olympic Committee. Through our partnership with Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and our products, we look forward to contributing to the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Games.“