Commercial Mango Grower's Summit at Fairchild

Commercial Mango Grower's Summit at Fairchild

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 10:00 AM to Friday, July 10, 2015 8:00 PM

Fairchild's Commercial Mango Grower's Summit features expert speakers focusing on the latest research and development in the Mango industry. Ticket price is per person. Lunch is included on Friday.  Ticket includes entry to the 23rd Annual International Mango Festival.


Friday, July 10
 9:00 a.m. Registration
 9:30 a.m. Local Grown: The Changing Face of the Mango, Dr. Noris Ledesma and Dr. Richard Campbell, Fairchild
10:30 a.m. The Potential of the Caribbean Mango, Dr. Odilo Duarte
11:00 a.m. Wild Mangos as a Fresh Fruit,  Dr. Richard Campbell, Fairchild
11:30 a.m. From Potential to Reality: Mango Breeding at Fairchild, Dr. Noris Ledesma, Fairchild
12:00 p.m. Nutritional Compounds of Mangifera casturi, M. lajiwa, M. odorata, M. zeylanica , Ariana Vazquez, Ignacio Barbosa and Karla Caballero, Inst Tecnologico Tepic, FTBG, FIU.
12:30        Lunch
 1:30 p.m. Commercial Production of Mangos in Jamaica, Locksley Waites, Jamaican Mango Growers
 2:00 p.m. Open Forum-Issues Facing the Mango Industry
 2:30 p.m. Mango Flavors: Tasting and Discussion
 3:00 p.m. First Look “Mangos of the Word Display” and Commercial Mango Sale
 6:00 p.m. Mango Festival Kickoff Party

Click here to visit the 23rd Annual International Mango Festival page for details on the weekend's activities.


Registration required.  Price is per person. Lunch on Friday is provided.  Ticket includes entry to the Mango Festival.

$50 Registration Fee

Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT.

Travel Information

The Growers' Summit and Mango Festival take place at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, located in Coral Gables, Florida, about 10 miles south of Miami International Airport, detailed driving directions can be found here. Nearby hotels include Sonesta Coconut GroveThe Biltmore Hotel and the Miami Marriott Dadeland

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Please Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.

For more information, please call Lauren Waller at 305.667.1651, extension 3344.