MANGOES

While the likelihood of a mango purchase slipped two percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, this tropical fruit is slowly gaining ground. Four years ago only 19% of shoppers said they purchased mangoes, while this year 27% said the same.

 

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Packer Stories

Produce companies sue ocean carrier because of cold chain issues

07/24/2014

Eight produce companies have filed federal court cases this year seeking more than $280,000 from a New York City shipping company for failing to maintain correct refrigeration temperatures, the most recent involving mangoes from Peru.

Board focuses on processed mangoes

07/24/2014

The National Mango Board plans a free Web seminar 4 p.m. EDT, July 31, at to give a closer look at the board’s programs and how importers of processed mango products may join the board.

Bolthouse launches kids’ snack line

07/21/2014

Just in time to catch the back-to-school wave, Bolthouse Farms plans to launch in August a line of seven new products called Bolthouse Farms Kids line.

Mango board promoting retail newsletter

07/15/2014

The National Mango Board wants to encourage more retail produce managers to sign up for its Mango Mover retail newsletter.

Mango board schedules industry meetings at port cities

07/09/2014

Part of a yearlong tour of leading U.S. mango importing port cities, the National Mango Board is scheduling a series of industry educational meetings.

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Market Scope - Mangoes — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (109-131-173) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices kent and tommy atkins higher, ataulfo 18s lower, others generally unchanged. Flats one-layer kent 6-12s mostly $4.50-4.75; tommy atkins 6-12s $4.50; keitt 6-9s $4-5; ataulfo 16s mostly $6, 18s mostly $5, 20s mostly $4.50, 22s mostly $4. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (84-78-101) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer kent 7-10s mostly $4.50-5; ataulfo (light supplies) 14s mostly $6.50, 16s mostly $6, 18s $5-6, 20s mostly $4.50-5, 22s mostly $4-4.50. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (6-5-2) — Imports via boat from Haiti. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Flat one-layer francis (francine) 8-12s $8.50. Quality good. LAST REPORT.

 


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