United Fresh Virtual Live Expo

United Fresh Virtual Live Expo

Event Dates:   June 15-19, 2020 Virtually


United Fresh 2020 offers four days of enhanced networking, B2B partner meetings, opportunities to advance your industry knowledge and a whole lot of energy. The NMB will be virtually exhibiting.

Join us for Mango Think-Tank Sessions – Live During Expo Power Hours

June 15 to 18 between 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT

Monday 6/15

Mango on the Menu @ 1:30 pm EDT
Jason Hernandez - Chef Consulting - Blade & Tine Culinary Consulting
Live - present product displays and plated recipes using green and ripe mangos
• Mango versatility
• Consumers want it all: food safety, flavor, comfort, wellness, innovation

Mango’s Nutrition Story @ 2:15 pm EDT
Allison Beadle, M.S., R.D. - Founder/CEO - Wild Hivee
Short presentation and Live Q&A
• The basics of mango nutrition
• How mango fits consumer interest in wellness

Tuesday 6/16

Let’s Do the Numbers - Research Points to Growing Fresh Mango Sales @ 1:30 pm EDT
Susan Hughes - Foodservice Marketing
Short presentation
• Import volume growth
• Consumer omnibus
• Menu research

Making Fresh Mango Happen on the Menu @ 2:15 pm EDT
Jason Hernandez
Short presentation or product display
• Product quality specs, quality and consistency
• Matching labor with product format
• Vendor selection

Wednesday 6/17

Building Distributor Sales of Fresh Mango @ 2:00 pm EDT
Tim Beerup - Produce Supply Chain - Beerup, Inc
Dennis Kihlstadius - Ripening Expert - Produce Technical Services

Short presentation
• Mango supply chain insights
• How mango helps grow fresh produce category
• Selling different mango formats and ripeness levels

Thursday 6/18

Fresh Mango Processors – Achieving a Cut Above @ 2:00 pm EDT
Tim Beerup - Produce Supply Chain - Beerup, Inc
Dennis Kihlstadius - Ripening Expert - Produce Technical Services

Short presentation
• Why is proper ripening so important and what’s lost without it
• Mango ripening challenges and how to overcome them

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