Mauriza Cacciatori, Italian Famous Volleyball Player

APG invited Italy's top journalists to a press event with famous Italian volleyball player, Mauriza Cacciatori, and APG nutrition spokesperson and food science and nutrition specialist, Evelina Flachi. The event took place on April 12 in Milan.

Maurizia Cacciatori was a member of the Italian National Volleyball team for six years. Her awards include Best Setter at the 1998 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship and a gold medal at the 2001 Mediterranean Games. Since 2007, she has been busy working as a sport commentator for Sky Sport. Mauriza spoke about the advantages of pistachios for intensive workouts as well as for adults with active lifestyles. APG nutrition spokesperson, Evelina Flachi, detailed pistachios' nutritional profile by focusing on our nut's benefits for active lifestyles. Italy's top ten fitness and lifestyle publications were represented at the event, which generated over nine articles and resulted in more than 1.1 million consumers viewing our health and fitness message to date.

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