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Maggie G wraps up business on the PMA trade show floor

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ATLANTA — Almost 20,000 attendees from 63 countries packed the Georgia World Congress Center here Oct. 21-25 for PMA Fresh Summit 2015. The number of attendees set a record for an East Coast Fresh Summit, and the 3,380 buyers were the most since 2011 in Orlando, FL.

With 1,060 exhibitors, there was plenty to see. Maggie Giuffrida rode the whirlwind straight through to the end in the last of our coverage from the show floor. Look for a wrap-up of the PMA social scene later this week.

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