D.C. United Announce The Fruitist as the Club’s Official Sleeve Patch Partner 

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The Super Fruit Company will Become the Official Snack Partner of the Team and D.C. United Summer Camps

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2024) - D.C. United have today announced that the club and The Fruitist have agreed to a multi-year partnership and will become the official and exclusive sleeve patch partner with their logo prominently featured on the right sleeve of D.C. United’s home and away kits. The Fruitist will also become the official snack of the team and D.C. United Summer Camps. To purchase tickets to D.C. United’s home opener on Saturday, Feb. 24 against the New England Revolution, visit

Naturally delicious, super sweet, and bursting with goodness, The Fruitist berries are hand-selected, premium fruits grown on The Fruitist’s own farms. With unique varieties of “Jumbo” blueberries, fragrant red raspberries and tangy sweet blackberries, The Fruitist is redefining how consumers eat berries by bringing consistent satisfaction of a better berry to amplify the “every-day” berry experience.  The Fruitist berries, harvested at peak ripeness and flavor, and power-packed with healthy crunch, appeal to snackers of all ages. Enjoy them year-round and find them in your favorite retail store nationwide.

“D.C. United are proud to welcome The Fruitist as our official sleeve patch partner and exclusive snack partner for the team,” Danita Johnson, D.C. United President of Operations, said. “Bringing health and wellness to the forefront of our community was an important priority for the club and our partnership with The Fruitist will allow us to best serve our team and the youth at D.C. United Summer Camps. I want to thank our ownership group for their continued support and Jeff Ajluni, our senior VP of partnerships, for his work to make this partnership come to life. We look forward to welcoming The Fruitist to the Black-and-Red family.”

“We are beyond proud to be named the official snack sponsors for D.C. United,” said Scott Albertson, president of The Fruitist. “For too long, soccer fans of all ages have craved a better-for-you choice at the stadium. We are excited to introduce a deliciously good-for-you premium snack that appeals to the whole family, and delivers on taste, aroma and crunch – truly a better berry.  Kids love that The Fruitist berries taste great and have a snappy pop, while parents love our berries’ consistency, convenience and nutritious benefits. We look forward to delivering on this health and flavor promise to the fans at Audi Field and the D.C. United Community.” 

The Fruitist will receive prominent branding throughout Audi Field, the club’s downtown Washington, D.C. stadium, premium client appreciation benefits at D.C. United home matches, and exposure and inclusion across the club’s social and digital media channels. In addition, The Fruitist will be the official snack partner of D.C. United, D.C. United Summer Camps, and D.C. United Youth Soccer Programs. 

D.C. United begin their 2024 MLS campaign at Audi Field against the New England Revolution on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET. To purchase tickets, visit

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group. 

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities. 

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited. 

About The Fruitist 

A grower and marketer of a complete basket of berries, The Fruitist is in pursuit of a better berry for everyone.  The Fruitist’s superstar “Jumbo” berry is exploding throughout the North American market, redefining and leveling up how consumers eat this beloved superfruit.  With equal effort of hand and heart, The Fruitist is a partner in community development and intelligent land and resource management everywhere we grow.   Sustainably grown and harvested from select microclimates worldwide, The Fruitist fresh berries deliver on their promise, every day. The Fruitist berries and its new Jumbo blueberries can be found year-round at retail locations throughout North America. The Fruitist is the dream of Agrovision Corp, one of the world’s leading and fastest growing producers and year-round suppliers of superfruits including blueberries and raspberries.  To learn more about Agrovision, visit  To learn more about The Fruitist, go to and follow on Instagram.