Posted by Paul Grimwood on Jan, 25 2017

James Haskell and Alexandra Danson New Meridian Foods Ambassadors

Wasps Captain, James Haskell and Olympic gold medalist, Alexandra Danson are the new Meridian Foods ambassadors.

Alexandra Danson new Meridian Foods Ambassador Meridian Foods, a producer of organic and natural nut and seed butters, has announced Wasps captain and England rugby player James Haskell and Olympic hockey gold medallist Alex Danson as its first sporting ambassadors. James comments, "Anyone that follows me on social media knows that I'm a huge fan of nut butters. They're a great source of natural energy and are perfect for incorporating into healthy recipes. I'm really looking forward to working with Meridian and helping encourage people to adopt healthier eating and lifestyles." RELATED: Sam Quek Joins MSC Nutrition as Brand Ambassador The appointment of sporting brand ambassadors comes at a time when, according to the brand, sales of nut butter in the UK are at an all-time high. Commenting on the new Meridian Foods ambassadors, Sue McIntosh, head of marketing at Meridian Foods, said: “James and Alex are the perfect fit for our brand. As high profile, elite athletes, they’ll be helping us to increase awareness about the massive benefits of nut butter as a healthy, natural source of protein and energy for anyone involved in sports and physical activity.”