Barr gives its backing to Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

CUMBERNAULD-BASED Scottish soft drink manufacturer A.G. Barr p.l.c. has been revealed as an official supporter of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The company, which is based at Westfield Industrial Estate will be supporting the Games through its wide portfolio of brands including IRN-BRU, Scotland’s ‘other national drink’; Rubicon, the UK’s number one exotic juice drinks range; as well as Strathmore Scottish spring water and Barr, Scotland’s favourite range of soft drink flavours.

Strathmore water and other beverages will be supplied by A.G. Barr to the Athletes’ Village during Games time, and IRN-BRU, Strathmore, Rubicon and Barr will be made available across Glasgow 2014 venues.

Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg said: “I am delighted to welcome such a well-known Scottish brand into the Glasgow 2014 family of supporters.

“A.G. Barr is known around the world for being distinctly Scottish and has grown to become one of the largest soft drinks producers in the UK while remaining synonymous with the warmth and humour of Scots.Jamie Hepburn, SNP MSP for Cumbernauld and Kilsyth commented: “The Commonwealth Games will showcase Scotland to the rest of the world and you don’t get a much more iconic range of Scottish products than those created by A.G. Barr.

“I am delighted that they will be sponsoring the Games and I’m sure that the many visitors from around the world who come to the Commonwealth Games in 2014 will be leaving Scotland with a taste for Irn-Bru.”

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