Industry News | April 27, 2017

Avocados From Mexico, Qdoba Partner for Cinco de Mayo

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As Cinco de Mayo continues to grow with more people hosting their own celebrations, Avocados From Mexico, the U.S.’ No. 1 provider of avocados, and Qdoba Mexican Eats are teaming up to help guests throw the ultimate Cinco de Mayo party.

Now through May 31, fans can enter the Fiesta Del Fuego sweepstakes by following @AvosfromMexico on Twitter, tweeting the avocado or chili pepper emoji at AFM and tagging the tweet with #guacit and #avosweepstakes for a chance to win the Ultimate Prize Pack from

Five grand prize winners will receive the Ultimate Prize Pack: a $500 Visa gift card plus a $250 Q-Cash card from Qdoba to host a guacamole-filled fiesta for their friends and family. Thirty first-prize winners will receive a $500 Visa gift card good anywhere Visa debit is accepted.

“Cinco de Mayo is a wonderful time to celebrate with family, friends and fresh guacamole,” says Mark Garcia, director of foodservice marketing at Avocados From Mexico. “Partnering with Qdoba, which has more than 700 restaurants coast-to-coast, gives us the chance to help guests make their fiestas fun, delicious and easy to put together—whether at home, at their local Qdoba or even at work.”

Guests can visit GuacIt.com to see sweepstakes rules and find Cinco de Mayo party tips to ensure their fiestas go off without a hitch.

With Qdoba Catering, even fans who don’t win can throw a great fiesta. And, any Qdoba Rewards member who orders chips and hand-smashed guacamole made with fresh Avocados From Mexico online or in-store through May 31 can earn 50 extra Qdoba Rewards points. Rewards points can be used for Qdoba food on future visits.

“Cinco de Mayo is one of our most popular events, and we’re excited to partner with Avocados From Mexico to help even more people celebrate,” says Kevin Reading, senior manager of catering operations at Qdoba. “With our delicious, customizable and crave-worthy catering menu, throwing a fiesta has never been easier. Our guests can easily spice up their home or work parties with Mexican flavors, including fresh, hand-smashed guacamole made with Avocados From Mexico.”

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