Meiji joins Tokyo 2020 commercial programme

Dairy producer Meiji has been unveiled as the latest gold partner of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games.

The addition of Meiji in the ‘dairy products and confectionery’ category brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 partners to 19, including 14 gold partners.

“Meiji is a company that contributes to healthy lifestyles, and in this capacity will provide much valuable support to our efforts,” Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said.

Kazuo Kawamura, president and representative director of Meiji, added: “Meiji has supported Japan’s athletes at both the London and Sochi Olympic Games as a Japanese Olympic Committee official partner. In addition, we support sportsmen and women as well as a number of sporting bodies by providing nutritional support with our extensive range of dairy and other products.”