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USDA DATA REVEALS THAT PERU MANGO SHIPMENTS ARE RUNNING 40% BEHIND LAST SEASON



















US: Peruvian mango imports pick up, prices strong


 



Although still behind the pace set last year, imports of mangos from Peru increased during the first part of January. 




For the week ending January 17, 2015, about 1.3 million boxes of mangos had been shipped from Peru. That's slightly above the 1.2 million boxes shipped during the same week in 2014.






 Despite that bump in shipments, the almost 3.0 million boxes of mangos shipped by January 17, 2015 still trail the 5.4 million boxes that were shipped last season by January 17, 2014.




Average prices at South Florida and Southern California entry ports this month have been significantly higher than prices from January of last year. 





While for the week of January 17, 2015, the average price per box of Kent mangos was $9.69 and $10.50 at the South Florida and Southern California ports of entry, respectively, those average prices were $5.86 and $5.02 for the same week in 2014. 





Similarly, for the week of January 17, 2015, the average price per box of Kent mangos was $9.40 at the Philadelphia entry port, while the average price per box was $6.27 for that same week last year.









Publication date: 1/26/2015
Author: Carlos Nunez / Sander Bruins Slot
Copyright: www.freshplaza.com










http://www.freshplaza.com/article/134285/US-Peruvian-mango-imports-pick-up,-prices-strong


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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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