Fresno Food Expo expands international focus - The Packer

Fresno Food Expo expands international focus

02/07/2013 05:36:00 PM
Don Schrack

“A lot of innovation comes out of fresh produce, it’s always very exciting,” Huerta said. “It (the award) really is a center stage for growers to bring their new varietals, to have the Expo be a launch pad.”

The Fresno Food Expo, brainchild of Mayor Ashley Swearengin, was conceived as an economic development tool, Huerta said. A byproduct, she said, is that the expo has become a regional consumer awareness project.

“Food is something the region can be excited about, proud of, identify with,” Huerta said.

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NE Fresno, CA  |  February, 08, 2013 at 09:09 AM

Hat's off to you Amy....Well done!! You took "the vision" and made it real! You and all the people that supported you should be very proud of what's been accomplished here!! Cheers!!

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