Abasto Magazine receives 12 Jose Marti awards at NAHP conference


Ivan Cruz receives one of the Jose Marti awards at NAHP conference

Congratulations to our colleagues at Abasto Magazine who have once again demonstrated their professionalism and dedication to their craft and the Hispanic market!

Abasto Magazine has become the media of choice for Hispanic Food entrepreneurs to advertise their products. From growers, distributors, manufactures, Abasto is the point where all members of the supply chain for Hispanic foods meet.

Now, it has also been recognized by their media peers. Abasto Magazine, the exclusive Hispanic Food Industry magazine nationwide, was presented with 12 José Martí awards for journalism, awarded by the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) at the 2015 Annual Convention held in Dallas, Texas.

Gus Calabro, Abasto Media's Director

Gus Calabro, Abasto Media’s Director

“This is the recognition of all the work Abasto Media has been doing for many years. Its goal is to continue delivering accurate and timely information to our readers regarding the Hispanic food and beverage industry in the United States,” said Gustavo Calabro, the publication’s director. “The awards received in the various categories reflect the overall excellence of the entire Abasto team, as well as its mission to stand out as one of the most significant publications in the United States.”

Abasto received five gold awards in the categories of Best Magazine Design, Best Website Design, Best Newsletter, Best ePublication and Best Business Article for “We Want Businesses to Keep Growing,” written by Iván Cruz. In addition, Abasto received three silver awards in the following categories: Best Magazine, Best Website and Best Design Spread.

Four bronze awards were given to the Hispanic food magazine in the categories of Best Business Section, Best Cover Design, Best Editorial Column (entitled “We’re Still Waiting,” by Iván Cruz) and, in the marketing category, Best Media Kit.

The NAHP, the most important Hispanic print and digital media conference in the United States, brought together more than one hundred publications, providing a forum for them to address the many challenges the industry faces today.

Abasto Magazine Nov/Dec 2015 issue

Abasto Magazine Nov/Dec 2015 issue

A business-to-business media and information company, Abasto Media provides key resources, knowledge, customers and audiences through its vast offerings to make business related to the food industry a success in today’s changing market.

“Abasto Media is the only B2B print and digital publication in the United States that focus solely on the unique needs of the Hispanic business owner. We are the bridge that connects manufacturers and producers with the Hispanic buyer,” their marketing statement reads.

The term “Abasto” –meaning “supply” in Spanish–, captures the essence of the magazine’s mission statement, which is to provide the best business information to Hispanic business owners. The US Hispanic Market accounted for 50 percent of the growth in the U.S. Food and Beverage Industry between 2005 and 2010. Abasto reaches owners and decision makers of companies who provide these goods and services.