Average Consumption of Fruits and Vegetable (F&V): 350 g/person/day. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Mercado Modelo. May/2007. The Movement Begins. MAES is founded on September 28, 2011. Legal Status and Statutes are granted on July 24, 2015. Registered Trademark “Five a Day” is obtained on August 19, 2015.
MISSION: Promote F&V Consumption under guidelines of WHO and FAO. Establish “5 a Day” Program in Uruguay.
Blog: http://agro-educacion-salud.blogspot.com/. Fan Page FACEBOOK: 5 al Día Uruguay. Agricultural fairs, radial interviews, international and national meetings, posters (health benefits), thematic presentations, promotional materials: posters, stickers and brochures, school classes. F&V world day, partner campaigns. AIAM5: Contribution to Conventions, Virtual Meetings, Scientific Committee, Design and Maintenance of Blog http://aiam5aldia.blogspot.com
Commitment and Collaboration from Referent People of Educational and Scientific Community: Primary Education, Horticulture, Nutrition, Medicine. National Recognition of MAES as the Only Organization Responsible of 5 a Day Program in Uruguay. International Cooperation through AIAM5.