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AUSTRALIA : Researchers working to solve mango disorder mystery

ABC Rural By Matt Brann Updated 57 minutes ago PHOTO: A mango suffering from resin canal (NTDPI) AUDIO: What's being done to solve a mango mystery?(ABC Rural) MAP: Darwin 0800 A research program has been launched to try and get to the bottom of a mystery disorder which has been wrecking mangoes in Australia's north. Known as resin canal disorder (RCD), it effects mangoes as they ripen, and although they're still fine to eat, it causes a number of aesthetic problems for the fruit. The number of mangoes effected by RCD has risen over the last couple of years, especially in the Northern Territory. Senior horticulturist Andrew Macnish says growers have a range of theories on what causes RCD, and he hopes many of them will get involved in the research project, so industry can solve the 'mystery' as soon as possible. "We don't have any silver bullets yet, but we certainly understand the disorder better and we're hoping to use that knowledge and leads to continu…

MAJOR PRODUCE INDUSTRY PRESS COVERAGE OF IPO GPC (Tampa Bay)

The Packer Newspaper:

http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Port-Tampa-Bay-hosts-pineapple-conference-251940821.html








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Produce Business Magazine:

http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Port-Tampa-Bay-hosts-pineapple-conference-251940821.html









Fruitnet:


http://www.fruitnet.com/americafruit/article/161027/tampa-courts-latin-american-suppliers







Freshplazas (English Edition):



http://www.freshplaza.com/article/119095/Port-Tampa-Bay-pines-for-Latin-Americas-pineapples







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Fruchtportal (German):

http://www.fruchtportal.de/newsarchiv/2014-02-25/lesen/54215/USA-Port-Tampa-Bay-Gastgeber-der-Globalen-Ananaskonfernez







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Productores de mango mexicano apuntan a Rusia

24 de marzo de 2014




Con ayuda del Gobierno, productores lograron captar la atención de Rusia





El mango mexicano poco a poco abre nuevas puertas en el mercado internacional y todo gracias a un producto de calidad y buen calibre. 





Sin ir más lejos, durante la feria Fruit Logística en Berlín, los productores, con ayuda de entidades gubernamentales, lograron capturar la atención de Rusia, país que está interesado en recibir mangodesde el país americano.








Fotografía: Shutterstock.com







En entrevista con Portalfruticola.com, el director de Ecofruits, Salvador Simental, habló sobre la actual situación del mango en México y sus proyecciones para este 2014, destacando la importancia de abrir nuevos mercados.






“Este año, la producción viene retrasada por unos 15 días. Creemos que será una producción ligeramente más baja que la del año pasado, pero a final de cuentas no creo que eso afecte lo que es el suministro de los mercados internacionales”,
comentó.





Y es que para los productores de mango de México, la…

Why Almost Everything You've Been Told About Unhealthy Foods Is Wrong

JOANNA BLYTHMAN, THE GUARDIAN
MAR. 23, 2014, 12:32 AM



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Could eating too much margarine be bad for your critical faculties? 


The "experts" who so confidently advised us to replace saturated fats, such as butter, with polyunsaturated spreads, people who presumably practise what they preach, have suddenly come over all uncertain and seem to be struggling through a mental fog to reformulate their script.







Last week it fell to a floundering professor, Jeremy Pearson, from the British Heart Foundation to explain why it still adheres to the nutrition establishment's anti-saturated fat doctrine when evidence is stacking up to refute it. After examining 72 academic studies involving more than 600,000 participants, the study, funded by the foundation, found that saturated fat consumption was not associated with coronary disease risk.




 This assessment echoed a review in 2010…