Annual Mango Industry Reception Presented by Amazon Produce Network and Marathon Mangos


    Orlando, Fla (October 8, 2015) – The Annual Mango Industry Reception, hosted by the National Mango Board (NMB) and Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, will take place during PMA’s Fresh Summit International Convention & Expo in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This annual industry event provides the opportunity for members of all levels of the mango supply chain from across the world to connect and network.
    The event will be held at the OMNI Atlanta Hotel CNN Center, located at 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303. This reception provides a platform that showcases companies to a highly targeted audience of mango producers, handlers, suppliers, distributors, importers, marketers, and researchers. Current sponsors include Platinum Sponsors, Marathon Mangos and Amazon Produce Network, and Silver Sponsor, Frontera Produce. Limited sponsorships are still available, please contact Carla Sosa at CSosa@mango.org or 407-629-7318 x 103 if interested.
    During the reception the NMB will announce the Mango Retailer of the Year, which honors retailers who offer strong consistent support to the mango industry, and deliver outstanding mango promotion results. One finalist was selected from each region of the U.S., and the winner will be announced at the mango reception. The following are the finalists for the 2015 Mango Retailer of the Year:
    • Debbie Kreider, Paul Chivacci, and Tim Royer, Ahold
    • John Savidan, and Keith Tsuchiyama, Bristol Farms
    • Aaron Franklin, Harris Teeter
    • Michael Vesely, Jewel
    The Annual Mango Industry Reception is free of charge and open to all mango industry members, no required RSVP to attend. For more information, please contact Carla Sosa at CSosa@mango.org or 407-629-7318 x 103.
    About the National Mango Board
    The National Mango Board is an agriculture promotion group, supported by assessments from both domestic and imported mangos. The board was designed to drive awareness and consumption of fresh mangos in the U.S. The superfruit mango contains 100 calories, is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, a good source of fiber and an amazing source of tropical flavor. Learn more at www.mango.org.


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