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USDA MANGO IMPORT DATA AVAILABLE FOR WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 03, 2015


















Mango Market News



Mango volume shipped on week ending 10/3/15 was approximately 826,056 boxes. 




During the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 537,768 boxes.






Mexico Mango 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 9/12/15 are Ataulfo (35%),Tommy Atkins (40%), Haden (9%), Kent (11%), Keitt (4%) and Other (1%).



Congratulations Mexico for a successful season ending on September 26, 2015 with a volume of approximately 67.8 million boxes. Special thanks to EMEX - Lic. Enrique Sanchez, Lic. Luis Jordan Garcia, and Ing. Luis Murillo Chaires. Also, special thanks to Consejo Estatal de Productores de Mango de Sinaloa - Lic. Daniel Ibarra, and Ing. Nolberto Mejia 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 10/3/15



Volume shipped was approximately 826,056 boxes for a total of 4,723,488 boxes for the season.


During the same week last year,volume shipped was approximately 537,768 boxes for a total of 3,358,668 boxes in 2014.


Brazil's projections for the next three weeks are approximately 665,280 boxes for week ending 10/10/15; 460,152 boxes for week ending 10/17/15; and 255,024 boxes for week ending 10/24/15.




Average price on week ending 10/3/15


Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $9.30 which decreased 8% from previous week ending 9/26/15.



During the same week in 2014, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $10.13.







Ecuador Mango Crop Information

The Ecuadorian season will begin in October and will run until January with a projection of approximately 6.5 million boxes. 


Ecuador's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (65%), Kent (18%), and Ataulfo (15%).



Weekly Projections have been posted on the NMB's Crop Report





Ecuador projections for the next three weeks are approximately 60,000 boxes for week ending 10/10/15; 150,000 boxes for week ending 10/17/15; and 250,000 boxes for week ending 10/24/15. 






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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Alphonso (mango)
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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. 




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DHL (INDIA) makes gifting mangoes as easy as 1-2-3-....

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Come this summer pamper your loved ones abroad with a box of delicious mangoes through DHL’s Express Easy Mango service, a unique one-stop-shop and hassle-free service for gifting mangoes all across the world.






This unique service by DHL Express, the world’s leading express company, allows customers to send mangoes from India across the world to the following countries Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxemburg, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar Singapore, Switzerland and Sweden.





Mangoes can be availed of free of cost by merely paying for the Air Express service. In addition, DHL Express assists customers with the necessary paperwork along with procurement of quality-grade Alphonso mangoes.





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