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By Will Cavan
Executive Director
International Mango Organization (IMO)
Vista, California

November 02, 2011

APL SARDONYX von Hans-Joachim Weiß
APL SARDONYX delivered Ecuadorian product through the port of Miami during week 43.

Arrivals at East Coast ports for week 43 (October 26-29) from Ecuador and Brazil totaled 313,794 (4kg) cartons of mangoes.

Brazil still dominates the east coast with 80% of product.

The main port of entry was Philadelphia with 62% of all mangoes imported to the east coast USA.

The port of NY/NJ received 18% of all mangoes imported for week 43.


South Florida ports of Miami and Port everglades received 15% and 5% respectively.

AMAZON PRODUCE was the largest importer with a 32% market share of product with 101,178 cartons from Brazil.

COAST TROPICAL had a 20% market share with a blend of product from Ecuador (58,080 cartons) and Brazil (5,544 cartons) for a total of 63,624 cartons on the East Coast.

SOUTHERN SPECIALTIES stepped up market share to 9% this past week with 27,720 cartons from Brazil.

CONTINENTAL FRESH and DAVID OPPENHEIMER each had a 7% market share with 22,176 cartons each of Brazilian product.

CARB AMERICAS, DAYKA & HACKETT and VISION IMPORTS each had a 4% market share with 11,088 cartons each from Brazil.

ALPINE MARKETING, CENTRAL AMERICAN and DEKALB FARMERS MARKET each had a 2% share with one container (5,544 cartons) from Brazilian shippers.

FOOD SOURCE imported alight container from Ecuador with 4,848 cartons for the remaining 2% of East coast USA market share.

A total of  313,794 cartons were imported to the East Coast USA.

250,866 cartons were from Brazil and 62,928 cartons were from Ecuador.


AGROBRAS Shipped 77,616 cartons to four USA recievers with a 31% share of all Brazil exports to USA.

IBACEM shipped 49,896 cartons to two USA importers.

FINOBRAS shipped  44,352 cartons to six USA receivers !

UPA was the fourth largest shipper from Brazil with 27,720 cartons two USA importers.

MURANAKA shipped three containers with 6,006 cartons each for a total of 18,018 cartons for the USA market.

SPECIAL FRUIT shipped 16,632 cartons to CONTINENTAL FRESH.

SECCHI shipped two standard containers to AMAZON PRODUCE for a total of 11,088 cartons.

ECOTROPIC shipped one container to ALPINE MARKETING for the remaining 5,544 cartons of Brazil product shipped to the USA east coast.


RICABERTO S.A. continues to dominate both coasts of the USA market with product from Ecuador. 58,080 carons were shipped to COAST TROPICAL through the ports of Miami and Port Everglades in south Florida.

BRESSON S.A. shipped the remaining 4,848 cartons to FOOD SOURCE.

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