Japanese food production company Marudai has agreed a deal to sponsor the 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Marudai will serve as an official supporter of the Games, the third domestic tier of the sponsorship programme. The company has been attributed the category of ham, sausage, bacon, fish sausage, kamaboko, roasted pork and spare rib.
The deal brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 49, including 15 gold partners, 30 official partners and four official supporters.
Marudai will be granted the use of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic designations and imagery, including emblems, mascots and slogans.
Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said: “The company has been working to offer healthier food products to children, something which I'm pleased to say aligns with one of the core concepts of the Tokyo 2020 Games, ‘Connecting to Tomorrow’.”
Marudai has been a partner of the Japanese Olympic Committee since 1986.