National Mango Board Hosting 2014 Industry Outreach Meetings in Nogales, Arizona

Thu. October 23rd, 2014
- by Kyle Braver     

ORLANDO, FL - The National Mango Board (NMB) is hosting its next domestic industry outreach meeting in Nogales, AZ on October 29, 2014. All industry members, including importers, wholesalers, and others who handle mangos in the U.S. are invited to share details about mango programs, updates, and results.

During the meeting, the NMB will discuss the Ripe and Ready to Eat Mango Initiative with ripening expert Dennis Kihlstadius from Produce Technical Services, according to a press release. Kihlstadius will share his findings and recommendations for stores and distribution centers from extensive testing of fruit temperatures throughout the distribution system. There will be an opportunity for guests to ask questions.

The meeting will be held October 29, 2014 at noon and can be found at the following address:

Holiday Inn Express

850 W. Shell Road

Nogales, AZ 85621

The meeting is designed to help industry members discuss how to improve mango quality and superiority in the U.S. and increase consumption. This meeting is also open to the public and lunch will be provided.

National Mango Board