Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market Hosts Eastern Produce Council's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market Hosts Eastern Produce Council's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta



PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market hosted 250 members of the produce industry as they attended the Eastern Produce Council’s Cinco de Mayo dinner meeting.

The Ferko String Band entertained the crowd of 250 at the EPC’s dinner meeting held on Cinco de Mayo at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market.

New Eastern Produce Council (EPC) President Vic Savanello addressed all those in attendance after Philadelphia symbol the Ferko String Band opened up the festivities, according to a press release.

A view Inside the main tent set up inside the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market for EPC’s Cinco de Mayo dinner.

Activities for the evening included a cocktail reception and dinner, a silent auction sponsored by the council’s Women’s Leadership Committee and a donation of $2,500 from the EPC to Philadelphia’s largest hunger relief organization- Philabundance.

Cinco de Mayo decorations are transported to the cocktail and main tents for the Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market.

Sponsors that helped make the evening possible included:

  • Avocados from Mexico
  • Dole
  • John Vena, Inc.
  • West Pak Avocado, Inc.
  • USA Pears
  • United Savings Bank of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market

Eastern Produce Council



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