Southern African-inspired food business Lekker Food Co. have joined Warriors as a new official supplier.
Lekker will also sponsor British and Irish Lions and Scotland wing Duhan van der Merwe, one of Warriors’ 14 new signings for the 2021/22 season, and Wales and Warriors Women Carys Phillips.
Lekker specialise in biltong, boerewors and many other southern African-styled meats and will provide a braai offering in the EBC Fanzone at Sixways, supply biltong to be sold around Sixways and also provide samples and promotional material for goody bags at Warriors Community Rugby Camps.
“Everyone at Lekker Food Co. is excited to be joining the Warriors family for the new season,” said Darrol Hawdon, Lekker’s Founder.
“After a challenging 18 months or so that nobody could have predicted, we’re looking forward to
getting back to work and repaying the faith that the warriors have shown in the Lekker brand.”
Lekker are based in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan and use Welsh-reared beef which is combined with spices that have been directly imported from South Africa.
“We are delighted to welcome Lekker to Sixways and hope that our supporters will enjoy their delicious biltong and other meat products,” said Warriors Head of Commercial Gill Wood.
“Although their food is southern African inspired, the meat is reared in Wales and all their produce is made in the Vale of Glamorgan.
“Lekker share Warriors’ values of local produce and being sustainable.”