WILDCATS JOIN SPORTS UPPER CRUST

posted on 16 February 2012

With the new rugby league season underway, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats has captured the signing of a major player with vast experience, Peter’s Pies.

Peter's Pies will supply the Wildcats.

The club has joined British sport’s upper crust by signing an exclusive deal with the leading pie supplier for the forthcoming season.

The Wildcats will be joining an elite band of over 50 top football, cricket and rugby union clubs, including Swansea City, Sheffield United, West Ham and Birmingham City in football, Cardiff Blues and London Wasps in rugby union and Somerset in cricket’s County Championship whose fans can enjoy Peter’s Pies on match days.

Trinity have selected three flavours from the Peter’s Pies menu, supplying 220g Meat and Potato, Steak and Kidney, and Chicken and Mushroom, which will be supplied exclusively over the next two years to their fans. Peter’s hope to feed over 20,000 fans per season

Martin Hopkins, Wildcats Commercial Manager, said: “Tucking into a decent pie at the game is an integral part of rugby league tradition. By supplying this top quality product we will be enhancing the fans’ match day experience at the stadium.”

“We plan to have vendors walking round the ground with heated bags containing the pies so that fans can buy them without missing any of the match action.”

John McAughtrie, Peter’s Sales Director for Catering & Sport, commented: “We are thrilled to be supplying the Wildcats with our pies and look forward to a long relationship with both the club and the fans.

“We’ve supplied many stadiums for many years and continue to grow our customer numbers based on the best service and best tasting pies.

“We are the sportsman’s pie and it’s our mission for all football, rugby and cricket club fans throughout the country to tuck into our pies and see what all the fuss is about!”

Peter’s Foods bakes more than 180 million pies, pastries and sausage rolls each year, delivering to a whole range of clients from major supermarket chains to stadiums, convenience stores and fish and chip shops.

Based in South Wales, Peter’s Food has grown from a small pie manufacturer in Merthyr Tydfil to a company which bakes over 180 million pies, pastries and sausage rolls each year, delivering to a whole range of clients from major supermarket chains to stadiums, convenience stores and fish and chip shops.

Containing only real cuts of meat, “perfect crunch” pastry, real meat stocks and deliciously deep fills, the Peter’s Super League Pies have no artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, flavour enhancers or hydrogenated fats.

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