Del Monte Fresh hosts NBA giveaway

04/11/2012 03:39:00 PM
Melissa Shipman

Courtesy Richard AlvarezHundreds of Miami Heat fans swarmed the Kendall, Fla., Publix Super Market March 24 to receive free tickets and other prizes donated by Del Monte Fresh Produce. Del Monte is the official fruit supplier to the NBA team.Del Monte Fresh Produce, Coral Gables, Fla., and the Miami Heat hosted a giveaway at the Publix Super Market in Kendall, Fla.

Miami Heat dancers were available for photos and team mascot Burnie and the Heat Extreme Team entertained crowds outside the store and gave out hundreds of T-shirts and other prizes to customers at the March 24 event, according to a news release.

The first 100 customers to purchase a Del Monte Gold Extra Sweet pineapple or a Del Monte avocado received a pair of tickets to the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball game.

Del Monte is the official fresh fruit provider for the Miami Heat.

“Del Monte Fresh plans to host more fun events like this that encourage people to eat healthier and live healthier lifestyles,” Dennis Christou, vice president of North America marketing, said in the release.



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