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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Produce companies sue ocean carrier because of cold chain issues


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


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


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


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


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


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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