2017 National Watermelon Queen to visit Buehler’s

Buehler’s Fresh Foods Wooster Milltown and Nobles Pond Canton locations will host Madison Laney, recently crowned 2017 National Watermelon Association Queen. Madison brings her product knowledge, recipes, and customer giveaways to Buehler’s, just in time for summer events. Everyone is welcome to come and meet Madison at Wooster Milltown on Friday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and at Nobles Pond Canton on Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

“We are excited for our customers to meet Madison and learn more about the benefits of eating watermelon,” stated Jeff Tomassetti, Buehler’s Director Produce and Floral. “Madison will be offering watermelon tastings, recipe demos, and sharing stickers with the kids.”

The National Watermelon Association Queen is a public relations representative for the watermelon industry. Madison shares her knowledge on the nutritional benefits and versatility of watermelon.  She visits schools, farms, farmers’ markets, televisions stations, grocery stores, and watermelon festivals. Madison competed as the 2016 Alabama Watermelon Queen at the 2017 National Watermelon Association Queen contest in Lake Tahoe, Nevada where Madison took first place and was crowned the National Queen. She is a student at the University of Alabama, majoring in fashion and retail design.

To learn more about the Watermelon Association, visit www.watermelon.org  .