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MANGOES FROM ECUADOR STILL TRICKLE IN ...

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


www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com




October 17, 2011











A second week with very little fruit from Ecuador.


Two containers were shipped to Les Aliments IMEX in Montreal, Canada with 5,016 (4kg) cartons each for a total of 10,032 cartons.


The cargo was transferred in bond via the port of New York and was delivered on the 14th of October onboard Mitsui OK lIne vessel APL Tourmaline.


The shipper of record was PLANTEIN S.A. of Guayaquil, Ecuador.


Except a tighter market for the next two weeks until Ecuador season starts in ernest.



MANGO DROPS TO 2ND PLACE IN U.K. MARKET...SHOULD THE REST OF THE WORLD TAKE NOTE ??? ...

Fruit of the future? Brits' taste for the exotic sees soaring sales of persimmons overtake mangoes and pineapples

By DEBORAH ARTHURS


Last updated at 5:11 PM on 17th October 2011



We Brits are often lampooned for what other nations perceive as our unadventurous approach to foreign food.


But according to a new study, all that could be set to change. The report, published today, shows that UK sales of more unusual tropical fruits have soared as adventurous Britons develop a taste for more exotic groceries.


Sales of persimmons - also known as sharon fruit - have for the first time overtaken sales of mangoes, while sales of pomegranates have rocketed by almost 30 per cent.



Sales of the tropical persimmon have seen a huge spike, while pineapples and mangoes have fallen in popularity

Supermarket chain Asda reported that it sold more persimmons than mangoes during the fruit's three month season last year, while according to market research analysts Kantar Worldpanel, volume sales of pomegran…

SOUTH AMERICAN MANGO SHIPPERS WOULD DO WELL TO SERVICE INDIA'S GROWING "PICKLING" DEMAND...

Nilon's setting up pickles unit in mango belt of UP

Virendra Singh Rawat / New Delhi/ Lucknow 


October 18, 2011, 0:37 IST








India’s largest pickles manufacturer Nilon’s is setting up a pickles manufacturing unit in western Uttar Pradesh at an investment of Rs 32 crore.



The company has already acquired two non-congruous stretches of land measuring a total of 12 acres in Saharanpur district.




“The unit will come up in the next one and half years,” Nilon’s Enterprises director and CEO Rajheev Agrawal told Business Standard here.





The prime objective of setting up the unit is to source locally produced mangoes from the Saharanpur belt and Meerut for making pickles.


“Two years back, we had tried to source mango from this belt to our unit in Maharashtra, but the consignment could not reach on time and it was wasted,” he informed.


The other mango belt of Malihabad in Lucknow is famous for Dussehri, but it is considered more suited for eating than food processing due to its high sweet and juice conte…

HELP STOP THE FAMINE IN SOMALIA...

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ISRAELI KEITT VARITY MANGOES ON THE EUROPEAN MARKET...

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