National Mango Board Announces Share. Mango. Love. Recipe Contest

Wed. May 24th, 2017
- by Laura Hillen     

ORLANDO, FL - Mango aficionados, now is your time to shine! The National Mango Board (NMB) has invited professional chefs, dietitians, onsite managers, and directors working in commercial and non-commercial foodservice operations to flex their skills and enter its Share. Mango. Love. Foodservice Recipe Contest.

Valda Coryat, Director of Marketing, National Mango Board

“Educating the foodservice industry on how fun and versatile it is to cook with mangos is key to increasing mango usage on menus,” stated Valda Coryat, Director of Marketing, in a press release. “Through this contest, we want to inspire foodservice professionals to try different varieties of mangos in new and exciting ways; and explore the mango flavors and textures that complement many menu options.”

Designed to showcase the versatility of fresh mango in savory applications, the contest will award four cash prizes: three first prizes of $1,000, and one grand prize of $2,000. Submitted recipes can be an existing menu item, or a dish created specifically for this contest.

Share. Mango. Love. Foodservice Recipe Contest

Are you game? Entries will be accepted for one or more original savory recipes in the following categories:

  • Appetizer/Snack
  • Salad/Side
  • Entrée

Entries will be accepted through August 31, 2017. Interested foodservice professionals can visit to enter or get more information about the contest.

For more information about fresh mangos, as well as tools and resources for foodservice operators and distributors, visit

National Mango Board