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

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.

USDA welcomes comments on review of mango board

06/26/2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service is reviewing the Mango Promotion, Research, and Information Order. Federal law — called the Regulatory Flexibility Act — requires all agencies to review regulations over a period of ten years and revise those that are duplicative, excessively burdensome to small entities, or no longer necessary.

Irradiation brings new opportunities

06/25/2014

Irradiation offers grower-shippers different options than hot water baths, according to Arved Deecke, founder of the Benebion irradiation facility in Matehuala, Mexico.

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Market Scope - Mangoes — F.o.b.s as of July 14

2014-07-13

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (162-109-131) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices ataulfo 14s lower, ataulfo 18s and tommy atkins generally unchanged, others higher. Flats one-layer kent 6s mostly $4.25-4.50, 8-12s mostly $4.50; tommy atkins 6-12s mostly $4-4.50; ataulfo 14s mostly $6.50, 16s mostly $6, 18s mostly $4.50-5, 20s $4-5, 22s mostly $4. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (97-84-78) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer tommy atkins 7-9s mostly $4-5, 10s mostly $4-4.50; kent 7-10s mostly $4.50-5; ataulfo (light supplies) 14s mostly $6.50-7, 16s mostly $6, 18s $5-6. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (12-6-5) — Imports via boat from Haiti. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flat one-layer francis (francine) 8-12s $8.50-9. Quality good.

 


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