Mango Mania Display Contest Kicks Off in July

image001The National Mango Board (NMB) will host the Mango Mania Display Contest throughout the month of July where more than $12,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. The contest is designed to help stores boost mango sales, while showcasing their creativity and educating shoppers about mangos. This year, the contest will include small and large retail chains.

“This is the first year large retail chains will be able to participate in the contest and we are very eager to see everyone’s creativity,” says Megan McKenna, marketing director. “Participating in the contest can help increase small and large retail chain sales as well as educate our consumers about this delicious tropical fruit.”

Prizes will be awarded by the NMB in four store categories:

Retailers with up to fifty stores

  • One to six cash registers
  • Seven or more cash registers

Retailers with more than fifty stores

  • One to six cash registers
  • Seven or more cash registers

The contest will award more than $12,000 in cash prizes including: $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place, $500 for third place and $200 each for four honorable mention winners. These prizes are available in each category.

The display must be kept in place for at least one week between July 1 and July 31, 2014 in order to qualify for the prizes – all entries must be received by the NMB office by August 20, 2014. Stores will be able to use the point of sale (POS) materials included in the Mango Mania Kit available to order online at www.mango.org/contest. The kit includes the contest flyer with the official rules along with several pieces of point-of-sale material, such as educational header cards for selecting and cutting, nutrition information and mango recipes.

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