Washington, D.C., July 27, 2018 – Avocados From Peru (AFP) enjoyed a tasteful reception at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C. celebrating the 197th anniversary of the independence of Peru. Hosted by Peruvian Ambassador Carlos Pareja, the event showcased various delectable Peruvian dishes and supplied guests with Peruvian avocado gift bags, which included Peruvian avocados and Cuzco stickers all within a custom made avocado-ripening bag.
“It was an honor to participate in celebrating a historic and memorable event for the country of Peru,” said Xavier Equihua, President and CEO of AFP.
More than 10 ambassadors from European and Latin American countries were in attendance.
About the Peruvian Avocado Commission
The Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC) is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was established in 2011 to increase the consumption/demand for Avocados from Peru through advertising, retail promotion and public relations. The PAC’s promotional activities are conducted under the guidelines of the federal promotion program for Hass avocados, which is under the oversight of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Avocados from Peru are available in the U.S. from June through September.
For more information about the PAC please visit www.avocadosfromperu.com or email [email protected]
Xavier Equihua, CEO and President
Peruvian Avocado Commission
Emily Nordee, PR Director
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