IT’S LOVE AT FIRST BITE FOR SNACKS FEATURING FRESH MANGO

Chefs innovating with salt and sweet as a way to add interest to bar snack and appetizer menus need look no further than fresh mango. Colorful and alluring, mango contributes visual appeal and seductive tropical sweetness that capture customer attention from the very first bite.

A year-round supply of fresh mango makes it easy to utilize its beautiful color, tangy sweetness and luscious texture in a range of sharable dishes. To start, the National Mango Board’s recipes for Chipotle Mango Meatballs and Mango, Goat Cheese & Bacon Crostini are sure to turn heads.

Browse the National Mango Board website, mango.org/foodservice, for additional fresh mango recipes as well as everything you need to know about ordering, handling and cooking with fresh mango.

About National Mango Board

The National Mango Board is the national promotion and research organization supported by assessments from both domestic and imported mangos. The National Mango Board conducts educational and promotional campaigns that drive awareness and increases consumption of fresh mangos in at-home and restaurant settings. One cup of mango is 100 calories, an excellent source of vitamins A and C, a good source of fiber and an amazing source of tropical flavor.

Mango consumption per capita has increased 53 percent since 2005 to an estimated 2.87 pounds per year in 2013. Mango import volume for 2013 was 935 million pounds, up from 804 million pounds in 2012. Learn more at mango.org/foodservice.