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INDIA 2016 : Vashi irradiation centre ready, mango export to the US to touch a new high




























DNAIndia

Mumbai

Tue,29 Mar 2016










































Summary: Mango export to the United States is likely to touch a new high this year as the mango irradiation centre in Vashi, which is mandatory process for export of mangoes to the US, will become functional by April 15, 2016. 


However, with Vashi centre is ready, exporters and farmers are planning to increase the volume of export of the fruit to the US. 



The export then resumed and in 2009, a total 121 metric tonnes of mangoes was irradiated and exported from Lasalgaon irradiation centre. 



So far, Maharashtra had only one irradiation centre in Lasalgoan in Nashik. "We are getting good number of inquirers from farmers who want to export mangoes to the US," said Digamber Sable, assistant general manager at export facility centre, MSAMB in Vashi.









Mango export to the United States is likely to touch a new high this year as the mango irradiation centre in Vashi, which is mandatory process for export of mangoes to the US, will become functional by April 15, 2016. 




The Maharashtra state agriculture marketing board (MSAMB) has set the ambitious target of 400 metric tonnes of mango irradiation, after getting clearance from the US delegation, visited at Vashi facility irradiation centre on February 25. The centre has also received other required clearances. The agriculture department of US has set stringent norms for importing mangoes or any other fruits. In accordance with the US norms, irradiation of mangoes is mandatory before exporting them to the country. 




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