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Mango Crop Report Alert from the National Mango Board









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







Mango Market News



Mango volume shipped on the week ending 6/18/16 was approximately 3,907,373 boxes.


During the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 3,157,789 boxes.


Total mango volume arrived at U.S. entry ports as of week 6/18/16 was approximately 54,434,269




Mexico Crop Information

The Mexican season began in January and will run until October with a projection of approximately 66 million boxes.

Mexico's main varieties are Tommy Atkins (38%), Ataulfo (26%), Kent (20%), Haden (7%), Keitt (8%) and other (1%).



Volume shipped on week ending 6/18/16

Volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 3,829,982 boxes for a total of 38,929,964 boxes for the season.

During the same week last year, volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 3,014,081 boxes for a total of 44,853,442 boxes.




Haiti Crop Information


The Haitian season began in April and will run until September with a projection of approximately 2.4 million boxes.


Haiti's main variety is Madame Francis (100%).



Volume shipped on week ending 6/18/16


Volume shipped from Haiti was approximately 77,391 boxes for a total of1,467,827 boxes for the season.


During the same week last year, volume shipped from Haiti was approximately 143,708 boxes for a total of 2,016,664 boxes.



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





Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia








Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 


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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. 




After careful analysis of the fossil of the mango leaf and leaves of modern plants, the BISP scientist found many of the fossil leaf characters to be similar to mangifera.


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The genus is believed to have disseminated into neighb…

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

Gifting mangoes is now easy with DHL
Announcement / Corporate


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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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