T&G Global, has partnered with the Vodafone Warriors to supply the team with the freshest local fruit and vegetables every week for the next three years.
Vodafone Warriors nutritionist Alice Sharples believes the micronutrient content of fruits and vegetables plays an important role in maintaining health, optimising performance, energy production and recovery during periods of training. “Fruit and vegetables play an important role in maintaining the health of our players and help optimise performance. A lack of intake can lead to fatigue, muscle damage, lack of muscle strength and impaired immune function; all of which can have detrimental effects on training, recovery and performance,” she says.
T&G managing director NZ Produce, Andrew Keaney, said the partnership is a perfect fit for T&G. “Like the team, we are fresh food lovers. We’re constantly striving to produce the best quality fruit and vegetables to provide healthier lifestyles for everyone. We work with hundreds of growers to bring the best produce to New Zealanders and the world, year-round.”
“To be fuelling up these top-class athletes is a great privilege and we look forward to seeing them perform their best out on the field.”