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SPAIN FORECAST BUMPER MANGO CROP

In a recent interview dated 17 July 2018, TROPS General Manager Enrique Colilles is forecasting a bumper crop of 20 million kilos for the 2018 mango season from Southern Spain.

TROPS is a cooperative of mango and avocado growers located in Velez-Malaga near Malaga, Spain and was the host of the second International Mango Organization (IMO) Global Mango Conference held in 2003.

TROPS expects to market 13 million of the projected mango crop for the current mango season which is grown on 3800 hectares in the regions of Velez-Malaga and temperate zone of Granada.

Colilles reported that Israel and Senegal expect lighter than normal production this year which will help the Spanish marketer position fruit in the European marketplace.

TROPS expects to market 60 percent of Spain's production which is primarily of the KEITT cultivar.

Colilles added that Brazil continues to send quality mango of the PALMER and TOMMY ATKINS cultivars to the European marketplace during the Spanish mango season and is the main competition the Spanish marketer faces during the summer months in Europe.

Spain enjoys a dominant position in the European marketplace with a considerable freight advantage over competing countries in the mango business which must either airfreight their fruit or ship by sea.

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