PHOENIX (December 18, 2018)
Ayton Chooses Shamrock Farms’ Rockin’ Protein as Go-To Protein Beverage
Shamrock Farms and its complete line of protein-packed milk beverages, Rockin’ Protein®, announced today that professional basketball player, DeAndre Ayton, the number one overall draft pick out of the University of Arizona, will join Team Rockin’ and be featured in the brand’s advertising, social media and public relations campaign.
“To compete against some of the best athletes means being at the top of my game,” said Ayton. “Rockin’ Protein helps me build and maintain muscle, boosts my recovery and it’s delicious. I’m excited to be working with Shamrock Farms and to be an official member of Team Rockin’.”
Fueled by Rockin’ Protein, Ayton is off to a blazing start in the pros, averaging a double-double with more than 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. Ayton is a physically gifted athlete who can score from both inside the paint and out on the perimeter, plus anchor the defense. As a freshman at the University of Arizona last season, Ayton was one of only three players in the nation to end the regular season averaging 20 or more points, and 10 or more rebounds per game.
The addition of Ayton helps expand Shamrock Farms’ and Rockin’ Protein’s longtime affiliation with the University of Arizona, after announcing a new partnership with Arizona Athletics in September. Rockin’ Protein is the official protein beverage of the Wildcats, while Shamrock Farms is its official milk partner.
“We’re excited to welcome DeAndre to Team Rockin’ and the Shamrock Farms family, he’s the perfect addition,” said Ann Ocaña, chief marketing officer for Shamrock Farms. “We’re proud to support a hometown athlete like DeAndre because he’s awesome both on and off the court. We’re looking forward to a great partnership.”
As the latest addition to Team Rockin’, Ayton joins professional football player A.J. Green and 5x World Champion ski racer Ted Ligety, along with other sports stars and fitness advocates who drink Rockin’ Protein to achieve their fitness goals. Rockin’ Protein is also a sponsor of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team, and hundreds of top-tier universities and high schools across the country.
Made with pure, fresh Shamrock Farms milk, Rockin’ Protein tastes great and helps active people look, feel and perform at their best. Rockin’ Protein is a high-quality source of protein, with varieties low in sugar, carbohydrates and calories to help build muscle and recover faster.
Active people looking for a delicious protein drink can learn more about the complete line of Rockin’ Protein products at rockinprotein.com. Look for the new signature green top packaging in the dairy case at grocery stores and convenience stores nationwide.
About Shamrock Farms: Shamrock Farms is one of the largest family-owned dairies in the country and a leader in the industry. Its innovative milk-based offerings include Rockin’ Protein, Shamrock Farms Cold Brew Coffee & Milk and Shamrock Farms ready-to-drink milk, which can be found in retailers and over 50,000 quick service restaurants nationwide. Headquartered in Phoenix, Shamrock Farms has its own farm hosting a herd of more than 10,000 cows, and was founded in 1922 in Tucson, Arizona. For more information, visit rockinprotein.com or shamrockfarms.net.
About Shamrock Farms
Shamrock Farms, one of the largest family-owned dairies in the country, manufactures the brand’s Rockin’ Refuel, protein-milk beverage, Shamrock Farms Cold Brew Coffee & Milk, Shamrock Farms ready-to-drink milk (found in retailers and over 50,000 quick service restaurants nationwide), and a wide variety of pure fresh dairy products, including sour cream and cottage cheese. All Shamrock Farms products are made with milk from cows not treated with the artificial growth hormone rBST. Founded in 1922 in Tucson, Arizona and still family-owned and -operated, Shamrock Farms has manufacturing facilities in both Phoenix and Augusta County, Virginia as well as its own farm hosting a herd of more than 10,000 cows. For more information, visit rockinprotein.com or shamrockfarms.net