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Celebrity chefs, Miss America to join Shuman at Fresh Summit

Reidsville, GA-based Shuman Produce Inc. is proud to be joined at its booth by Atlanta-based celebrity chef personalities Chef & the Fat Man and Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit 2011 in Atlanta.

Chef and The Fat Man will be on hand throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 17, preparing a variety of Produce for Kids Ideal Meals, and they will demonstrate how easy — and flavorful — eating healthy can be. Host Kevin “Fat Man” Jenkins and Executive Chef Fred Genovese are now in their ninth season on Atlanta radio cooking in front of live audiences and sharing reviews of Atlanta-area restaurants. The duo has cooked alongside celebrity chefs including Emeril Lagasse, Alton Brown and Sara Moulton and has performed in front of crowds at the Taste of Chicago event, at Mardis Gras in New Orleans and at the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN.

On Sunday, Shuman Produce will welcome Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan to its booth to talk about the importance of a healthy diet and her partnership this year with the Produce for Kids campaign. She will cook Ideal Meals along with Chef & the Fat Man and be available to meet Fresh Summit attendees and to pose for photographs with them throughout the day. Ms. Scanlan is the youngest winner in 74 years and the first Miss America from Nebraska.

“We are very excited that PMA’s Fresh Summit is being held in our home state of Georgia, and we have plenty for attendees to see and enjoy at our booth this year,” John Shuman, president and director of sales, said in an Oct. 5 press release. “We invite everyone to learn about our year-round marketing programs that make a difference in local communities.”

Shuman Produce will present its newly redesigned consumer bags at the booth, demonstrating the consistent brand image of “RealSweet” packaging offered all year long. The newly designed pink ribbon packaging created in support of Susan G. Komen for a Cure will also be on display throughout the weekend.

Shuman Produce would like to invite attendees of the show to stop by the booth to learn more about the company’s year-round marketing programs, enjoy samples of Produce for Kids Ideal Meals and meet Chef & The Fat Man and Miss America 2011 Ms. Scanlan.