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INDIA 2016 : Retail mango outlets to come up at Bengaluru's tech parks this season

Bosky Khanna 
Bengaluru: May 7, 2016, DHNS

For the first time, the Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Limited (KSMDMCL) will set up mango retail outlets in tech parks in the city during the Bengaluru mango mela to be held in the third and fourth week of May.

The aim is to help those working in tech parks to purchase mangoes directly from farmers, said KSMDMCL Chairperson Kamalakshi Rajanna. Talks are on with companies to finalize the venue and timings for setting up the retail outlets.

Details of farmers selling mangoes are being posted on the corporation's website so that techies and other Bengalureans can contact the growers directly and place their orders. The prices of mangoes at the retail outlets will be same as that at the mela.

Techies will have an opportunity to interact with farmers and understand their experiences, she added.

Mangoes from various parts of Karnataka are in high demand across the globe. To increase exports, KSMDMCL had written to the…


The Clintons are the worst .

Felix Kats‎ to Donald Trump - Made in America
20 April at 13:33 ·

And before everyone gets bent out of shape, over this one lets just reminisce some history about the Clinton's...

And in case you have forgotten all the other bodies this witch has left in her wake.

Just a quick refresher course ‘lest we forget’ what has happened to many “friends” of the Clintons.

1- James McDougal – Clintons convicted Whitewater partner died of an apparent heart attack, while in solitary confinement. He was a key witness in Ken Starr’s investigation.

2 – Mary Mahoney – A former White House intern was murdered July 1997 at a Starbucks Coffee Shop in Georgetown .. The murder happened just after she was togo public with her story of sexual harassment in the White House.

3 – Vince Foster – Former White House councilor, and colleague of Hillary Clinton at Little Rock’s Rose Law firm. Died of a gunshot wound to the head, ruled a suicide.

4 – Ron Brown – Secretary of Commerce and for…

Mango Crop Report Alert from the National Mango Board

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

Mango volume shipped on week ending 4/30/16 was approximately 2,970,483 boxes.

During the same week last year, volume shipped was approximately 3,628,215 boxes.

Mexico Crop Information

The Mexican season began in January and will run until October with a projection of approximately 62.4 million boxes.

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

Please note:Fruit sizes for April and May will be smaller than previous years.

Volume shipped on week ending 4/30/16
Volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 2,493,291 boxes for a total of16,531,745 boxes for the season.
During the same week last year, volume shipped from Mexico was approximately 2,820,743 boxes for a total of 22,444,680 b…