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NMB MANGO RIPENING PROGRAM A FLOP













IMO NOTE: Only non Hot Water Treated mangoes can be ripened with any success. Hot Water Treatment and Irradiation destroy any Nutritional value in the fruit, making a proposed "Ripening" program worthless.


This is nothing but "Smoke & Mirrors" to make customers believe that there is some added value to this worthless excercise.





~Will Cavan
Executive Director
International Mango Organization (IMO)

























The National mango Board (NMB) hosted a free webinar on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4 p.m. EDT. 





The webinar discussed the Mango Handling & Ripening Protocol in detail, as well as best practices for mango handling at the retail level. 




Speakers included Dennis Kihlstadius from Produce Technical Services and Wendy McManus, Retail Program Manager at the NMB. During the webinar, the experts provided best practices and recommendations for stores and distribution centers that included improving temperature management at all distribution levels during transportation and storage, as well as mango displays at store level.





To enhance consumers’ mango eating experience, we have invested in the Ripe Ready to Eat Mango program to help the mango industry deliver ripened fruit for U.S. consumers to enjoy. 




Mango importers, wholesalers and brokers, retail distribution center and quality assurance experts as well as buyers, category managers and merchandisers were encouraged to attend.





This webinar is only available in English.

Click here to view this webinar









- See more at: http://www.mango.org/industry/news/deep-dive-mango-webinar?nomobi=true&mobi_bypass=true#sthash.83qVZlPk.dpuf

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The Chaunsa has a Brix rating in the 22 degree level which is unheard of!
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Alphonso





Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia








Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 


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