On Friday evening the Central Coast Mariners unveiled their new playing kits and the club can today announce the contract extension of Central Coast based: Mars Food Australia who have reaffirmed their saucy relationship with the Club, via its MasterFoods® brand for the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season.
Mariners and football fans alike can be assured that the iconic MasterFoods sauce bottles will continue as a mainstay in front of Central Coast Stadium’s palm trees this season. Their logo, will remain proudly emblazoned on the front of the new-look striped home kit and the back of the striking sash away kit.
Mars Food Australia are an internationally recognised, locally based company that directly employ over 300 people on The Central Coast with the company’s leading edge factory and head office based just kilometres from The Central Coast Mariners Centre of Excellence in Tuggerah, NSW.
The Mariners have been proud to call MasterFoods a major partner since the inception of the Hyundai A-League and have been renowned for innovative activations that have grown to be one of the most effective and recognisable brands in the competition.
Central Coast Mariners CEO, Shaun Mielekamp thanked MasterFoods for their ongoing support and outlined how crucial the Club’s partnership is with the Coast based manufacturing company.
“The Central Coast Mariners cannot thank MasterFoods enough for their support – they have been our longest serving and most significant corporate partner since day one,” Mielekamp said.
“The MasterFoods brand has become synonymous with the Central Coast Mariners and this is something that we are very proud of. MasterFoods are a shining example of a business who are truly out to make a difference, so it’s fantastic to have them located here on the Coast and a committed supporter of the Yellow & Navy,” Mielekamp said.
Mars Food Australia’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr Andrew Poll, said the local company is proud of the long-standing relationship with the Central Coast Mariners.
"We believe in the benefits of developing strong connections throughout our community. The Mariners create the largest regular community gathering in our local area, and we’re proud to be a key part of that," he said.
In addition to their range of MasterFoods products, Mars Food Australia today offers products to the Australian public in categories as diverse as mustards, marinades, relishes, sauces, herbs and spices, pasta and stir-fry sauces, and rice, through its Dolmio, KanTong, and Uncle Ben’s brands.
The Central Coast Mariners would like to take this opportunity to thank MasterFoods for their ongoing support.