‘A taste of home’: Australia’s Olympians to be provided with Weet-Bix and Vegemite at Paris Games

<div><ul><li>‘Don’t underestimate the power of familiarity,’ says Anna Meares</li><li>Four’n Twenty pies and Milo also among delights to be offered </li></ul><p>To a country that takes pride in its gastronomic delights, Australia’s Olympic team will be bringing their own lunch. At next month’s Paris Games, Four’N Twenty pies, Weet-Bix and Vegemite will be available to the country’s elite athletes in an expanded home pantry in the athlete’s village alongside coffee served by three travelling baristas.</p><p>The culinary home comforts are a key part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s plans for success at the Games, which were unveiled on Wednesday. They include security protocols, medical measures and logistical preparations for the team travelling to France, in an operation that will cost $24m.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/05/paris-olympics-2024-weet-bix-vegemite-package-olympic-committee">Continue reading...</a></div>

  • ‘Don’t underestimate the power of familiarity,’ says Anna Meares
  • Four’n Twenty pies and Milo also among delights to be offered

To a country that takes pride in its gastronomic delights, Australia’s Olympic team will be bringing their own lunch. At next month’s Paris Games, Four’N Twenty pies, Weet-Bix and Vegemite will be available to the country’s elite athletes in an expanded home pantry in the athlete’s village alongside coffee served by three travelling baristas.

The culinary home comforts are a key part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s plans for success at the Games, which were unveiled on Wednesday. They include security protocols, medical measures and logistical preparations for the team travelling to France, in an operation that will cost $24m.

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  • ‘Don’t underestimate the power of familiarity,’ says Anna Meares
  • Four’n Twenty pies and Milo also among delights to be offered

To a country that takes pride in its gastronomic delights, Australia’s Olympic team will be bringing their own lunch. At next month’s Paris Games, Four’N Twenty pies, Weet-Bix and Vegemite will be available to the country’s elite athletes in an expanded home pantry in the athlete’s village alongside coffee served by three travelling baristas.

The culinary home comforts are a key part of the Australian Olympic Committee’s plans for success at the Games, which were unveiled on Wednesday. They include security protocols, medical measures and logistical preparations for the team travelling to France, in an operation that will cost $24m.

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