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PHILIPPINES : Guimaras eyes organic mango production in 2016

by Philippine News Agency



May 12, 2015


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JORDAN, Guimaras –- The provincial government here is hoping to start growing organic mangoes next year to make the product more competitive in the market.




Governor Samuel Gumarin said that there are other sectors, especially private growers in the province that have already considered organic production which is labour intensive.





Meanwhile, provincial agriculturist Ronnie Morante disclosed that they are currently working on a protocol for the development of organic mangoes. He admitted though that they are having a hard time because they are used to growing mangoes using the conventional style.





The protocol still needs to be tested, evaluated and its economics evaluated in comparison with the current method of growing mangoes, he added.






The development of the protocol is tied up with the mango research center.




Earlier, agriculture regional technical director Joyce Wendam urged the province…

INDIA : Top 5 edgiest mango-inspired bites and slurps

TNN | May 12, 2015, 12.00 AM IST





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Aam janta behold, the flavour of the season in a new avatar. Our countdown to the season's edgiest mango-inspired bites and slurps.








It's that time of the year when chefs usher the king of fruits into their laboratories. 




The challenge stems from trying to reinvent a fruit that's been subjected to everything from pulping to pickling. 



Before you're knee deep in mango specials and swamped with menu choices, we've done you (and our taste buds) a kindness by tasting everything from mango-infused ale to a sweet mess-and-a-half named after a Bandra college.





Our top five mango marvels:





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