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Media Advisory: Maryland’s Best Food & Beverage Expo Scheduled for January 23

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture will host a wholesale local food trade show on Wednesday, January 23, at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The purpose of this expo is to provide an opportunity for Maryland farmers, producers, and processors to connect with buyers.

The event—formerly known as the Buyer Grower Expo—drew more than 400 registrants in 2018. Participants include buyers from grocery retailers, restaurants, schools, institutions, and other venues. Also attending will be distributors, economic development officials, extension agents, and county agricultural marketing officials. The event showcases a wide range of local products including: fruits and vegetables, meats (beef, chicken, turkey, etc.), seafood (aquaculture oysters), and specialty products (locally-made cheese, ice cream, soup, chocolate, coffee, flour, wine, and more).

For more information on the event and registration, visit

WHAT: The Maryland’s Best Food & Beverage Expo

WHEN: WednesdayJanuary 23, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

WHERE: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Football Stadium – “N” Room, 550 Taylor Ave., Annapolis

For questions or help registering, contact Stone Slade at (410) 841-5779 or

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Contact Information

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jason Schellhardt
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888

Megan Guilfoyle
Public Information Officer
Telephone: 410-841-5889

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