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Mango Crop Report Alert from the National Mango Board

The Mango Crop Report from the National Mango Board has been updated.

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Mango Market News

Mango volume shipped on week ending 8/22/15 was approximately 1,097,160 boxes. 

Compared to the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 1,014,541 boxes.

Detailed variety information has been added to the NMB Crop Report. Click hereto get the report.

Mexico M
ango Crop Information

The Mexican season began at the end of January and will run until mid September. 

Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacán, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Guerrero, Jalisco and Nuevo Leon main varieties until 8/22/15 are Ataulfo (35%), Tommy Atkins (40%), Haden (9%), Kent (11%), Keitt (4%) and Other (1%).

Volume shipped on week ending 8/22/15

Volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 664,728 boxes for a total of 64,048,013 boxes for the season.

Compared to the same week last year, volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 750,625 boxes for a total of 54,849,305 boxes in 2014.

Mexico's projections for the next three weeks are approximately 450,000 boxes for week ending 8/29/15; 100,000 boxes for week ending 9/5/15; and 100,000 boxes for week ending 9/12/15. 

Average price on week ending 8/22/15

Keitt weekly average price per box at the Nogales entry port was $7.93 which increased 7% from previous week ending 8/15/15.

Compared to the same week in 2014, Keitt weekly average price was $4.94.

Haiti Crop Information

The Haitian season began in March and will run until the end of August.

Haiti's main variety is Madame Francis (100%)

Haiti's Weekly projections are not available. 

Congratulations Haiti for a successful season ending on August 8, 2015 with a volume of approximately 2.5 million boxes. 

Special thanks to ANEM and especially Adélaïde Bartley Casséus for their contribution to the NMB Crop Report. 

Brazil Mango Crop Information

The Brazilian season began at the beginning of August and will run until November with a projection of approximately 6.7 million boxes.

Brazil's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (85%) and Palmer (15%).

Volume shipped on week ending 8/22/15

Volume shipped from Brazil was approximately 432,432 boxes for a total of 1,125,432 boxes for the season.

Compared to the same week last year,volume shipped from Brazil was approximately 257,022 boxes for a total of 719,724 boxes in 2014.

Brazil's projections for the next three weeks are approximately 609,840 boxes for week ending 8/29/15; 609,840 boxes for week 9/5/15; and 609,840 boxes for week ending 9/12/15.

Please note:
U.S. entry ports report incoming mango volume on different schedules; some report daily and some weekly. 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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The Chaunsa has a Brix rating in the 22 degree level which is unheard of!
Carabao claims to be the sweetest mango in the world and was able to register this in the Guiness book of world records.
Perhaps it is time for a GLOBAL taste test ???

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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. 

It has considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. 

It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in Kokan region of western India.

 It is in season April through May and the fruit wei…

INDIA 2016 : Mango production in state likely to take a hit this year

TNN | May 22, 2016, 12.32 PM IST

Mangaluru: Vagaries of nature is expected to take a toll on the production of King of Fruits - Mango - in Karnataka this year. A combination of failure of pre-monsoon showers at the flowering and growth stage and spike in temperature in mango growing belt of the state is expected to limit the total production of mango to an estimated 12 lakh tonnes in the current season as against 14 lakh tonnes in the last calendar year.

However, the good news for fruit lovers is that this could see price of mangoes across varieties decrease marginally by 2-3%. This is mainly on account of 'import' of the fruit from other mango-growing states in India, said M Kamalakshi Rajanna, chairperson, Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Ltd.

Karnataka is the third largest mango-growing state in India after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Inaugurating a two-day Vasanthotsava organized by Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama and the Corporation at P…

Mangoes date back 65 million years according to research ...

Experts at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) here have traced the origin of mango to the hills of Meghalaya, India from a 65 million year-old fossil of a mango leaf. 

The earlier fossil records of mango (Mangifera indica) from the Northeast and elsewhere were 25 to 30 million years old. The 'carbonized leaf fossil' from Damalgiri area of Meghalaya hills, believed to be a mango tree from the peninsular India, was found by Dr R. C. Mehrotra, senior scientist, BSIP and his colleagues. 

After careful analysis of the fossil of the mango leaf and leaves of modern plants, the BISP scientist found many of the fossil leaf characters to be similar to mangifera.

An extensive study of the anatomy and morphology of several modern-day species of the genus mangifera with the fossil samples had reinforced the concept that its centre of origin is Northeast India, from where it spread into neighbouring areas, says Dr. Mehrotra. 

The genus is believed to have disseminated into neighb…