Tony Scanlan and Rowena Taito of Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Ltd sign the sponsorship extension agreement for the Fiji International 2015. PHOTO:SUPPLIED
At its new brewery in Walu Bay, Suva, Paradise Beverages today announced the renewal of its sponsorship as the official beer and spirits sponsor of Fiji’s biggest sporting event, the PGA Fiji International 2015, from 15-18 October.
The agreement will see Vonu Pure Lager as the tournament’s official beer, with the award-winning Fiji Rum Company range named as the event’s official spirits range. Vonu and Fiji Rum are our newest brands into our growing portfolio with Vonu being exported into Australia through CCA and Fiji Rum with international presence in Hong Kong and Australia.
Said Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Ltd General Manager Tony Scanlan, “The Fiji International is an internationally-renowned tournament that showcases Fiji and its products to the world. Through Vonu, our premium Fijian Beer, and our internationally acclaimed Fiji Rum Company range, we are delighted to continue our support for the event this year.”
Said Matt Porm, Head of Commercial for the Fiji International, “We are certainly excited to have Paradise Beverages back on board as an official partner. The Fiji International provides a unique platform for companies in Fiji to promote their products to the over 300 million viewers of golf worldwide through our TV Broadcast distribution.
“We welcome Paradise Beverages back to our family of sponsors and look forward to working more with them in the very near future.”
The agreement will see Paradise Beverages supply beer for all the Fiji International functions including the Official Tournament Welcome Dinner, The Fiji International Cut Party as well as all the event’s corporate hospitality areas.
Its Fiji Rum Company range recently received international recognition, with the Rum Liqueur winning a gold medal at the 2014 Wines & Spirits wholesalers of America Competition and the 8YO Rum Liqueur and 8YO White Rum taking gold and silver respectively in the recent 2015 San Francisco International Spirits Competition.
Paradise Beverages (Fiji) Limited is the latest in a string of partners to support the Fijian Government’s drive to increase golf tourism through the Fiji International including the Intercontinental Golf & Spa Resort, Natadola, Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course and Coca-Cola.