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Peru: Exportable mango volume could drop by 30 to 40%





















Peru's exportable mango volume could drop by between 30% and 40% compared to last year, when it amounted to 136,000 tonnes, as reported by the general manager of the Peruvian Association of Producers and Exporters of Mango (APEM), Juan Carlos Rivera.




In this regard, he noted that a group of representatives of APEM have visited many of the fields in Piura, Lambayeque and Ancash (main mango producing regions) and have found that there is less flowering than in the previous season.






"We have seen that the flowering is at about 60% compared to the previous season and I think if the weather continues as now it could eventually reach 70%, which would result in us exporting about 100,000 tonnes of mango. I hope we don't have a warm spring,"
he stated. 





The representative of APEM explained that this decrease is due to alternation, which results in one year's production being good and the next bad. This, in combination with the warm temperatures recorded on the northern shore during the winter, have prevented a better flowering. 






In this regard, he pointed out that this lower mango production will have no negative effects on trade; on the contrary, "with the lower supply, the fruit's prices are expected to improve."








The mango industry is in a maturing stage 


Furthermore, Juan Carlos Rivera said that the mango industry is in a maturing stage. Companies are now more concerned about being efficient and producing a better quality fruit than by increasing the area cultivated. "The industry is currently becoming integrated; companies have their own fields, their own processing plants and even do their own marketing." 




Another aspect indicating that the sector is moving forward is the search for new quality standards through a quality label or by means of international certifications such as HACCP, Global GAP, among others.





APEM also works on improving product quality.
"We are currently preparing a Fresh Peruvian Mango Quality Manual, to be published in November during the Peruvian Mango International Congress.






80% of Peru's mango exports correspond to the Kent variety, while the rest are Tommy Atkins, Tommy Haden, Keitt, Edward and Ataulfo​​. Juan Carlos Rivera noted that the latter two are growing, but their share is still very small.









Source: agraria.pe



Publication date: 9/25/2014








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