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Mango volume shipped on week ending 1/16/16 was approximately 1,842,014 boxes.
During the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 1,519,406 boxes.





Ecuador Mango Crop Information


The Ecuadorian season began in October and will run until January.
Ecuador's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (65%), Kent (18%), and Ataulfo (15%).
Volume shipped on week ending 1/16/16


Volume shipped from Ecuador was approximately 199,584 boxes for a total of10,607,196 boxes for the season.
During the same week last year, volume shipped from Ecuador was approximately 181,696 boxes for a total of 9,145,842 boxes in 2015.





Average price on week ending 1/16/16



Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $5.72 which decreased 2% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $9.44.


Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port was $5.17 which increased 2% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $7.16.



Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port was $6.05 which decrease 2% from previous week ending 1/9/16.

During the same week in 2015, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $10.25.

Kent weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $6.09which increased 1% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $9.40.


Kent weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port was$5.45 which increased 2% from previous week ending 1/9/16. 


During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $9.69.


Kent weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port was$6.40 which increased 3% from previous week ending 1/9/16. 



During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $10.50.







Peru Mango Crop Information


The Peruvian season began in November and will run until April with a projection of approximately 7.5 million boxes.


Peru's main varieties are Kent (95%) and Haden ( 5%).






Volume shipped on week ending 1/16/16



Volume shipped from Peru was approximately 1,642,430 boxes for a total of4,915,972 boxes for the season.


During the same week last year, volume shipped from Peru was approximately 1,337,710 for a total of 2,935,874 boxes in 2015.




Average price on week ending 1/16/16

Kent weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port was$5.48 which increased 2% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $9.69.


Kent weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was $6.08which decreased 2% from previous week 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $9.40.


Kent weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port was$6.40 which decreased 1% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


During the same week in 2015, Kent weekly average price was $10.50.


Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Philadelphia entry port was$6.06 which increased 6% from previous week ending 1/9/16. 


During the same week in 2015, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $9.44.


Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the South Florida entry port was $5.47 which increased 7% from previous week ending 1/9/16.


Tommy Atkins weekly average price per box at the Southern California entry port was $6.17 which decreased 7% from previous week ending 1/9/16. 



During the same week in 2015, Tommy Atkins weekly average price was $10.50.





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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