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Latest Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association Stories

2013-06-10 12:29:39

PSA with Maria Menounos shares strategies for feeling your best FALLSTON, Md., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Host of EXTRA, producer, actress and New York Times best-selling author Maria Menounos has partnered with the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) on a public service announcement (PSA) reminding viewers that self-esteem comes from making good decisions - like eating right. MHAIA's goal with the PSA is to help the public focus on engaging in positive behaviors...

2012-12-13 12:26:46

FALLSTON, Md., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) has chosen to give back this holiday season in two rewarding ways. One initiative is to raise money on behalf of the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Avocados from Mexico is supporting City Harvest, one of the great groups providing food and support to communities that still need help getting back on their feet after Hurricane Sandy. For every Facebook engagement, from comment "likes," to shares, or...

2012-09-13 10:31:51

FALLSTON, Md., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avocados From Mexico is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month in a big way - by awarding one lucky winner and a guest the trip of a lifetime to Cancun, Mexico. Each year, Americans commemorate the contributions Hispanics and Latino Americans have made to diversify American culture from music, traditions and of course, food, during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15(th) through October 15(th). Available year-round, fresh avocados from Mexico are...

2012-07-03 06:25:55

FALLSTON, Md., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) teamed up with Cheryl Forberg, RD, nutritionist for NBC's Biggest Loser Seasons 1-12, and chef Suvir Saran, contestant on Bravo's Top Chef Masters Season 3 and author to develop nutrition and culinary tips as part of the "Pantry Pointers and Prep With Cheryl and Suvir" Sweepstakes. Avocado fans were able to enter the sweepstakes February 17th through May 7th at...

2012-02-22 09:40:00

FALLSTON, Md., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered dietitian and chef Cheryl Forberg and Top Chef Master Suvir Saran have partnered with the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) to give one lucky winner a private nutrition consultation, cooking lesson, and food shopping instruction in the winners' home. Beginning February 17th through May 7th, avocado fans can enter at www.facebook.com/theamazingavocado or register at any of the 12 "Taste the WOW!" Mobile Tour...

2011-12-20 06:03:00

FALLSTON, Md., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avocados from Mexico teamed up with three award-winning chefs to host holiday parties for three lucky winners of the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association's (MHAIA) Holiday Personal Chef Sweepstakes. The winners received a holiday party for their family and friends prepared by Chefs Rick Bayless, Top Chef Masters Season one winner and chef/owner of Chicago's popular Frontera restaurant; Iliana de la Vega, culinary educator and restaurateur; or...

2010-09-28 08:55:00

FALLSTON, Md., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Play Ball! The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) announced that the Avocado League - a league that celebrates women and their love for avocados and baseball - returns to the field today for its second season. An All-Star roster of women from around the country have been chosen to create a game day recipe featuring avocados that best embodies the spirit, passion and flavor of their hometown to compete in an online recipe contest....

2010-03-22 05:30:00

FALLSTON, Md., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete has partnered with The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) on a public service announcement (PSA) inspiring adults to "lead by example" by making smart food choices their children can emulate. MHAIA's goal is to help reduce the incidence of childhood obesity by encouraging families to eat more fruits and vegetables. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/NY73928 ) In the...

2009-10-19 07:03:00

MIAMI, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- And the Avocado League MVP goes to.....Elizabeth. Elizabeth Brakebill hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to be voted the inaugural MVP and "Big Hit" winner. The Avocado League, which celebrates women and their love for baseball and Mexican avocados, recognizes the winning game day avocado recipe that best embodied the spirit, passion and flavor of their city. Elizabeth and her National Nachos proved to be a "Big Hit" with the most online...

2009-10-01 15:29:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Batter up! It's time to play ball in the Avocado League - a league that celebrates women and their love for baseball and Mexican avocados. This All-Star group of eight women will represent their hometowns and compete in an online contest by submitting a game day avocado recipe that best embodies the spirit, passion and flavor of their city. The "Big Hit" recipe - the one with the most online votes - wins the title of Avocado League MVP by...