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Royal Hawaiian Orchards Refuels Ironman Competitors

October 14, 2019 GMT
Royal Hawaiian Orchards Refuels Ironman Competitors
Royal Hawaiian Orchards Refuels Ironman Competitors

KONA, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 14, 2019--

MacFarms and Royal Hawaiian Orchards welcomed the world’s best athletes, equipment makers, volunteers and fans to Kona, Hawaii this past week for the Ironman Championship - the ultimate test of athletic endurance, strength and heart. After four days of meeting athletes and fans alike, Royal Hawaiian Orchards would like to congratulate this year’s Ironman World Championship winners, Jan Frodino and Anne Haug.

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Royal Hawaiian Orchards and MacFarms in Ironman Village (Photo: Business Wire)

Staying close to home on the Big Island, they joined the Ironman Village throughout the event. To ensure that the competitors as well as their supporters enjoyed the full benefits of the macadamia nut, MacFarms and Royal Hawaiian Orchards handed out more than 5,000 samples from their new product lines including customized samples that went directly to the 2,560 athletes.

As the best of the best athletes descended on Hawaii to prove themselves as part of the elite, Royal Hawaiian Orchards’ easy-to-grab packs of macadamia nuts guaranteed that energy levels were kept at an all-time high before and during the event, while MacFarms was a great option for a post-event treat. With these two brands together, you can enjoy pre-race fuel and post-race reward!

“It was incredible to see the level of intensity and strength of all of the athletes this weekend,” said K.C. Blinn, general manager of sales and marketing for MacFarms and Royal Hawaiian Orchards. “Our brands include the whole nutrients that the macadamia nut offers, making them a perfect match for both the Ironman athlete, as well as the enthusiasts that were here to cheer them on at every step. It was a great opportunity to see first-hand how our local orchards fuel athletes and fans alike.”

Packed with protein, good fatty-acids and certified heart-healthy by the FDA, MacFarms and Royal Hawaiian Orchards’ macadamia nuts are the perfect way to refuel after a long day.

For additional information on MacFarms please visit: macfarms.com or royalhawaiianorchards.com and on Instagram @macfarms or @royalhawaiianorchards.

About MacFarms:

MacFarms is the parent company of both the Royal Hawaiian Orchards and MacFarms brands. The company’s story spans decades of macadamia growing, beginning in the mid-20 th Century with the founding of the Royal Hawaiian Nut Company in Hawaii. Though the company has evolved over the years, its dedication to health, wellness and “living aloha” live on. The company’s orchards on the Big Island have more than 250,000 trees and is one of the largest macadamia operations in the world. For additional information, please visit: macfarms.com or royalhawaiianorchards.com.

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CONTACT: MacFarms Media Relations/Master Plan Communications, Inc.

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