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PAKISTAN KICKS OFF MAJOR MANGO FESTIVAL

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PREMIERE MANGO CULTIVARS MAKE INROADS IN CANADA

Prices range from anywhere between $4 to $14, depending on the provenance of the mango. Prized South Asian varieties such as the alphonso and chaunsa can fetch as much as $30 for a box containing anywhere between four to a dozen mangoes. According to Bindra, the steep prices don’t deter mango enthusiasts from spending on their favourite fruit.https://www.thestar.com/edmonton/2018/07/04/theres-a-booming-demand-for-south-asian-mangoes-in-alberta-heres-why.html



INDIA MANGO EXPORTS TO USA INCREASE

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/nashik/mango-exports-break-all-record-this-year/articleshow/64739126.cms
India exported 1,190,000 kilos of irradiated mangoes to the USA market.These mangoes were irradiated at three facilities in India and the product was air freighted to the USA ensuring freshest possible arrival for consumers.This volume represents an 11 percent increase over last season, but is short of the 30 percent increase that exporters had predicted preseason.

MEXICO PULLING BACK ON VOLUME AFTER FLOODING USA MARKET

Mexico Crop InformationThe Mexican season began in January and is expected to run until the first week of October with a projection of approximately 81.1 million boxes.Volume on week ending 6/9/18
Volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 3,604,197 boxes for a total of 40,822,366 boxes for the season.
During the same week last year, volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 3,321,378 boxes for a total of 36,438,514 boxes.
With a potential 12 weeks left in the Mexican mango deal, expect heavy volumes in July and August in.order to meet the EMEX projection of 81 million cartons for the 2018 season.

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