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Mango Market News

Mango volume shipped on week ending 1/24/15 was approximately 1,270,532 boxes. 
 
Ecuador Mango Crop Information
  • The Ecuadorian season began in October and will run until January with a projection of approximately 8.6 million boxes.
  • Ecuador's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (65%), Kent (18%) and Ataulfo (15%)
Volume shipped on week ending 1/24/15
  • Volume shipped from Ecuador was approximately 74,816 boxes for a total of 9,220,658 boxes.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Congratulations to Ecuador for a succesful season ending with approximately 9.2 million boxes. Special thanks to the Fundacion Mango del Ecuador, especially Mr. Bernardo Malo and Mr. Johnny Jara Arteaga for their contribution to the NMB Crop Report.
Average price on week ending 1/24/15
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port is not available.
    •  Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port is not available.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $9.50 which increased 1% from previous week.
    •  Comparison to the same week last year is not available. 
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port was is not available. 
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port is not available. 
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port is not available. 
    • Comparison to the same last year is not available.






Peru Mango Crop Information
  • The Peruvian season began in  December and will run until mid-April with a projection of approximately 9 million boxes.
  • Peru's main varieties are Kent (95%), Ataulfo, Tommy Atkins and Haden (5%).
Volume shipped on week ending 1/24/15
  • Volume shipped from Peru was approximately 1,191,960 boxes for a total of 4,127,834 boxes.
    • Compared to the same week last year, volume shipped from Peru was approximately 932,340 boxes for a total 6,332,830 boxes in 2014.
  • Peru's projections for the next two weeks are approximately 900,375 boxes for week ending 2/7/15 and 858,375 boxes for week ending 2/14/15.
Average price on week ending 1/24/15
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port is not available.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Southern Californiaentry port is not available.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $9.50 which increased 1% from previous week.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available. 
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port is not available.
    • Compared to the same week last year, Kent weekly average price was $6.21.
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port is not available.
    • Compared to the same week last year, Kent weekly average price was $6.33.
  • Kent weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port is not available. 
    • Compared to the same week last year, Kent weekly average price was $6.54.




Mexico Mango Crop Information

  • The Mexican season will begin in February for the Oxaca and Chiapas region and will run until June with a projection of approximately 12.2 million boxes.
  • Oxaca's and Chiapas' main varieties are Ataulfo (57%) and Tommy Atkins (43%)
Volume shipped on week ending 1/24/15
  • Volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 3,756 boxes for a total of 3,756 boxes.
    • Comparison to the same week last year is not available.
  • Mexican weekly projections will be posted as soon as we receive them from EMEX.



Guatemala Mango Crop Information
  • The Guatemala season will begin in March and will run until May with a projection of approximately 4.8 million boxes.
  • Guatemala's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (82%), and Ataulfo (17%)


Nicaragua Mango Crop Information
  • The Nicaragua season will begin in February and will run until the end of April with a projection of approximately 1 million boxes.
  • Nicaragua's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (57%), and Keitt (25%)
  • Nicaragua's weekly projections will be posted as soon as we receive them  from Nicaragua Mangos S.A.




Please note: U.S. entry ports report incoming mango volume on different schedules. Some report daily, some weekly and a few report all the volume for an entire month at one time. This will cause discrepancies between the volume shipped from the source and the volume arrived at the U.S. entry ports in any given week. 

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Alphonso (mango)
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