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PHILIPPINES : Zambales sports tourism launched in Mango Festival

by Jonas Reyes
April 17, 2015

Iba, Zambales — As the festival hailing the sweetest of all mangoes rolls out in this capital town, the “Dinamulag Fiesta 2015” this week launched the new twist in the province’s campaign to attract tourists through its “Adventure Zambales” sports tourism program.

Why the new tourism slogan Adventure Zambales?

Governor Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. said he wants to show that this province is not just a place where the most delicious mango in the world is grown, but a haven for various adventure sports.


MANGO MUSE — Beaming in her intricately-designed mango-inspired costume is one of the muses of the ‘Dinamulag Festival’ during Thursday’s 2015 Zambales Mango Festival parade in the capital town of Iba. (Jonas Reyes)

At the opening of the 14th Mango Festival, Ebdane said Zambales is the place to be for the motocross challenge with its Iba Race Track; mountain bike adventures up the Highland Circuit; marathons a…

Mango Crop Report Alert from the National Mango Board

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

Click here to see the newest Mango Crop Report.

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Mango Market News

Mango volume shipped on week ending 4/11/15 was approximately 2,820,832 boxes. 

Compared to the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 3,530,664 boxes.

Detailed variety information has been added to the NMB Crop Report.

Click here to get the report.

Mexico Mango Crop Information

The Mexican season began at the end of January and will run until September with a projection of approximately 39.3 million boxes until6/20/15.

Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacán, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Guerrero main varieties until 6/20/15 are Ataulfo(40%),Tommy Atkins (43%), Haden (12%), Kent (4%), Keitt (.01%) and Other (.33%).

EMEX projections for all packinghouses have been posted. North Sinaloa projections are not included.

Volume shipped on week ending 4/11/15

Volume shi…