Mondelēz International has been named official chocolate, candy, biscuits and spreads partner of the Australian team for the Rio Olympic Games next year.
Through the partnership, Mondelēz, whose brands include Cadbury, The Natural Confectionery Company, Oreo, Ritz, Vegemite and Kraft Peanut Butter, hopes to provide consumers with a direct connection to Australia’s athletes as they embark on a journey to achieve their dreams at Rio 2016.
“Our brands bring joy to millions of Australians every single day and we’re looking forward to our exciting partnership and celebrating our Australian Olympians competing at this iconic sporting event,” Mondelēz International Managing Director Australia & New Zealand Amanda Banfield said.
Australian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Fiona de Jong says the committee relies on the generosity of corporate Australia to send the Australian Olympic team to the Games.
“In this partnership we have a very real, collaborative opportunity to make Olympic dreams come true for our young and talented Australian athletes, and help bring joy to their accomplishments,” she said.