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AMAZON PRODUCE GOES FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED FOR MEXICAN MANGO DEAL

Amazon Produce Network, a mango importer headquartered in Vineland, NJ, with offices in Los Angeles, McAllen, TX, Nogales, AZ, and Miami, is now offering Fair Trade-certified organic and conventional mangos this year for the first time.
http://www.producenews.com/the-produce-news-today-s-headlines/24346-amazon-produce-network-now-offering-fair-trade-mangos

SINALOA MANGO DEAL AFFECTED BY HEAT

Mexico: Drought hits mango production in SinaloaThe high temperatures that have hit Sinaloa in the last months have affected the flowering of mango trees in the south of the state, which caused a drop in production, said Porfirio Salas Castillo, the president of the Municipal Committee of Escuinapa.  http://www.freshplaza.com/article/196015/Mexico-Drought-hits-mango-production-in-Sinaloa Original source: eldebate.com

LIMITED START TO INDIA MANGO DATA BASE

Despite this biodiversity, the country does not have a central repository that keeps an account of its rich mango heritage. Now scientists at the Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, have prepared a new database which will be of great help to mango breeders.The mango database lists 40 mango varieties based on a standard set of features.
http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/a-mango-database-developed-for-plant-breeders-60752

A SLOPPY MEXICAN MANGO SEASON UNDERWAY

TAD THOMPSON of THE PRODUCE NEWS recently spoke with the.owner of the largest by volume importer of Mexican mangoes about the 2018 seasonSo far this season, “the markets have been sloppy,” Wade Shiba of GM Super Sales said.
There has been an overlap with Guatemalan exporters and the early Mexican deal “has been a little heavy with volume.”Oaxaca, Mexico, is winding down on volume, which will help reduce Mexican supplies, he added.http://www.producenews.com/more-company-profiles/company-profiles/24192-gm-sourcing-mexican-mangos-from-many-areas

MULTIPLE GRAFTS SAVE RARE MANGO CULTIVARS IN INDIA

Engineer turned Farmer Ravi Marshetwar grafts 51 types of Mango on one treeRavi became famous for one particular mango tree on his farm which is almost 50 years old, has 51 varieties of mangoes growing on it. Source: TWITTER/RAVI MARSHETWARWritten by: India TV Buzz Desk New Delhi June 04, 2018 12:47 ISTWalking in the footsteps of his father, Ravi Marshetwar decided to bring a social reform with his skills and ability. Ravi, who earned an engineering degree and worked for 10 years as a Civil Engineer in Muscat, become a farmer after he witnessed 100- farmers suicide in his area along. He left engineering and tried to bring in prosperity into the lives of farmers by teaching them new skills and spreading awareness. Today, he is well known for his grafting skills, by which he has grown 51 varieties of mangoes on the same tree after grating it for 1350 times.Ravi told The Better India, “My father was working in various fields to help people. However, the farmers’ ordeal became closest to …