Burlington, Ont. – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is fueling up with Milk2Go Sport™*, as the preeminent conference in Canada is pleased to announce Milk2Go Sport™, a product of Saputo Inc., as the official dairy partner of the OUA.
Saputo Inc. produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including Milk2Go Sport™ – a delicious, high-protein drink made with fresh milk that offers numerous benefits all in one bottle. Helping to fuel your body with its source of five essential nutrients and a serious protein boost to help build and repair muscles, Milk2Go Sport™ is a go-to option for athletes.
Through the partnership, the OUA is excited to bring this lift to the conference’s sport offerings, including one of the most iconic championships in all of university sport. Milk2Go Sport™ will become the presenting sponsor of both the Yates Cup, as well as the corresponding Yates Cup television broadcast on CHCH. The 111th version of Ontario’s football championship, taking place on November 10th , 2018, is sure to bring another marquee matchup to the gridiron; an event truly deserving of a touchdown-worthy partner like Milk2Go Sport™.
In addition to their involvement with the Yates Cup Championship, Milk2Go Sport™ will also be an official sponsor of all 39 OUA championships, starting with the conference’s tennis finale, kicking the championship schedule off on October 5th, and wrapping up with the hockey and volleyball championships during the season’s jam-packed final weekend in March.
“This is a game-changing partnership for the OUA and we welcome the opportunity to boost our Yates Cup and entire championship arsenal with Milk2Go Sport™,” said Gord Grace, CEO of Ontario University Athletics. “Milk2Go Sport™ looks to bring the best out of athletes; something that truly aligns with what our student-athletes are trying to achieve leading up to and during our 39 conference championships.”
“It was the perfect fit for Milk2Go Sport™ to partner with the Preeminent University Sport Conference in Canada and one we’re quite thrilled about.” said Josianne Gauthier, Marketing Manager for the Milk2Go Sport™ brand. “This partnership underlines our commitment to the student-athlete program and sport across the country and the role dairy can play in supporting both active living and sports recovery. Throughout our partnership, the Milk2Go Sport™ Ambassador Program will be deployed and we believe it to play an integral part to help grow and attract high-caliber athletes who will continue to inspire and be role models for young women and men of all abilities.”
Whether the OUA’s nearly 10,000 student-athletes are looking to fuel their bodies through the first practice of the season, recover like a pro after a hard-fought game, or help build muscle for a stronger performance on the province’s biggest stage, the OUA is proud to have Milk2Go Sport™ on their side this season and beyond.
About Saputo Inc.
Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest cheese manufacturer and the leading fluid milk and cream processor in Canada, the top dairy processor in Australia and the second largest in Argentina. In the USA, Saputo ranks among the top three cheese producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. Our products are sold in several countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, DairyStar, Devondale, Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese Heads, La Paulina, Milk2Go/Lait’s Go, Montchevre, Murray Goulburn Ingredients, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold, Treasure Cave and Woolwich Dairy. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company and its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “SAP”.
*Trademark used under licence.
About Ontario University Athletics
Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is represented by 20 of Ontario’s finest institutions, which includes over 9,000 student-athletes, competing in 23 sports, and 39 provincial championships. The OUA and its member institutions provide a shared focus on student-athletes success in academics, athletics, and community leadership.