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SOME VIEWERS MAY BE SENSITIVE TO A COMPOUND FOUND IN MANGOES...

Sweet delight needs the sensitive touch

Richard Cornish

October 25, 2011






Some readers need to handle mangoes with care. Photo: Quentin Jones




Sometimes I get a rash from handling mangoes? R. Walker




You, my friend, are sensitive to a compound found just under mango skin called urushiol. It's also found in cashew shells and poison ivy. May I suggest you wear latex gloves when handling mangoes, although that would look a little creepy in the supermarket, and avoid using mango wood for salad bowls etc.






If you have a food query, send it to  brainfood@richardcornish.com.au

Source: Epicure

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-bars/sweet-delight-needs-the-sensitive-touch-20111024-1mfku.html#ixzz1biFviqGE

NATIONAL MANGO BOARD (NMB) NEEDS TO BUMP UP ASSESMENT IN ORDER TO HIRE "TOP NOTCH" MARKETERS LIKE A JAN DeLYSER....

At PMA Fresh Summit 2011

US: DeLyser named “Produce Marketer of the Year”



On Sunday, October 16th at the PMA Fresh Summit Convention’s keynote breakfast in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission vice president of marketing was presented the “Produce Marketer of the Year” award. Greg Johnson, editor of Vance Publishing’s The Packer newspaper, presented the award, crediting DeLyser with being “the consummate marketer; an incredible thinker; subtle, but very effective; the ultimate consensus builder and the face of the avocado industry.”


DeLyser has been responsible for the overall leadership, management and organization of CAC’s marketing functions since 2003. 
In 2007, under her leadership, CAC unveiled a new, integrated California avocado marketing campaign that leveraged the authenticity of real California avocado growers, helping consumers to associate “a face and a place” with the fruit. The campaign was heralded as being in the forefront of industry marketing com…

WEEK 42 ARRIVAL DATA FROM BRAZIL (PORT OF NY/NJ)...

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




www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com






October 24, 2011















ALIANCA vessel CAP HARALD discharged 205,788 (4kg) cartons of mangoes from Brazil on Thursday the 20th of October.








CANADA MARKET:




51% of the cargo was destined for the Canadian market with MEX Y CAN TRADING taking 9 containers (49,896 cartons) for a commanding 47% share of the Canada bound product on this vessel.


There were a total of 9 receivers in the Canadian market 5 for the Toronto market and four for the Montreal market. 73% of the volume went to the Toronto market.


A total of 105,072 (4kg) cartons were discharged at the port of NY/NJ for the Canadian market.






USA MARKET:




49% of the cargo was bound for five USA importers.


AMAZON PRODUCE received 28,664 cartons from two shippers for a 28% of the USA bound cargo.


DAVID OPPENHEIMER and CARB AMERICAS each had a 22% share of the cargo with 22,176 cartons each.


DEKALB FARMERS MARKET received 17% of the USA bou…

ECUADORIAN IMPORTS THROUGH THE PORT OF NEW YORK GO STRAIGHT TO CANADA

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




www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com






October 24, 2011






APL vessel HYUNDAI DYNASTY discharged four lightly loaded containers of Ecuadorian mangoes at the port of NY/NJ on Friday the 21st of October.


The containers were all shipped in bond to the Canadian market.


Shipper REFIN S.A. sent 5,280 (4kg) cartons to LES ENTREPOTS FRUIGOR INC of Montreal, Canada.


Two unusually light containers indicating a shortage of fruit with 4,752 cartons on one and 4,824 cartons on the other were shipped by BRESSON S.A. to MEXICO TRADING CO. of Richmond, Vancouver which were more than likely distributed in the Toronto area.


The fourth container with 5,016 cartons was shipped by PLANTEIN S.A. to ALIMENTS IMEX FOOD of Montreal, Canada.