National Mango Board to Host Industry Outreach Meeting in Philadelphia, PA


    The National Mango Board (NMB) invites the industry to participate during a complimentary outreach meeting taking place on Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. Outreach meetings enhance communication between the NMB staff and the mango industry, providing an opportunity to showcase tools and resources to better support the needs of the mango industry.

    During this meeting, Dr. Sergio Nieto-Montenegro of Food Safety Consulting & Training Solutions, LLC., will showcase  the Mango Food Safety Training Kit. This Kit shares food safety training materials recommended for mango growing farms and packinghouses in the top six exporting countries, and mango warehouses and distribution centers in the U.S. Dr. Nieto-Montenegro will also provide guidelines on How to Implement Effective Training Programs in Importing Warehouses. In addition, the NMB staff will discuss how to respond to potential crisis situations by providing a set of key guidelines that are important in managing an issue effectively.

    Who should attend:
    • Quality Control Personnel
    • Food Safety Professionals
    • Food Safety Personnel
    • Marketing/Communications Personnel
    This meeting is open to the public and lunch will be provided. An open forum for questions and answers will be available. Please contact Carla Sosa, Industry Relations Specialist at the NMB, by calling 407-629-7318 ext. 114 or via email at csosa@mango.org.

                    WHO:                     The National Mango Board          

                    WHAT:                   Philadelphia, PA Industry Outreach Meeting

                    WHEN:                  June 4, 2015 at 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

                    WHERE:                Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City

                                                  1100 Arch Street

                                                  Philadelphia, PA 19107                                            

    For more information about the National Mango Board, please visit the website at www.mango.org/Professionals/Industry

    About National Mango Board

    The National Mango Board is an agriculture promotion group, which is 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, 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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