The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee welcomed Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Ajinomoto Co.) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
Ajinomoto Co. has been attributed the category “Cooking Condiments, Dehydrated Soup, Amino Acid Based Granules and Prepared Frozen Foods.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 29*, including 14 Official Partners.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the new appointment: “Through various types of high-quality food products in the category of Cooking Condiments, Dehydrated Soup, Amino Acid Based Granules and Prepared Frozen Foods, Ajinomoto Co. makes a significant contribution to popularising sport and supporting athletes’ activities, and I am delighted to welcome the company as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner.”
Takaaki Nishii, Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, commented: “In 2003, Ajinomoto Co. signed a partnership agreement with the Japanese Olympic Committee to launch the Victory Project which supports the Japanese national Olympic teams with Ajinomoto Co. food products and nutrition. In 2015, we also became an Official Partner of the Japanese Para-Sports Association to work on providing full-scale support for para-sports. Based on a wealth of expertise built up over more than a century in the category of food products including Cooking Condiments, Dehydrated Soup, Amino Acid Based Granules and Prepared Frozen Foods and in line with our corporate slogan “Eat Well, Live Well.,” Ajinomoto Co. would like to support the Japanese national Olympic and Paralympic teams at the Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Games, and contribute to the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games within the scope of its official contract category.”