POSTED: April 16th 2016
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Kikkoman Corporation welcomed as Official Partner by Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Kikkoman Corporation (Kikkoman) has been welcomed as an Official Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will be a second domestic tier partner of the Sponsorship Program for the Games. Kikkoman has been attributed to the category of "Sauces," which includes cooking sake, soy sauces, mirin, and vinegar.

Tokyo 2020 domestic partners are now totaled at 33, with 18 Official Partners.

Tokyo 2020 President, Yoshiro Mori stated, "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."

"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 flavoured 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," expressed President and CEO of Kikkoman, Noriaki Horikiri.

** MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog www.thepenshockeyshow.com.


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