April 24, 2014 / Week N° 17

Posts Tagged Mangoes

Peru ends successful 2013-14 mango deal

April 23rd, 2014

Peru’s mango industry was able to both raise volume and maintain good prices in foreign markets this season.

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India: govt cold storage scheme to boost Maharashtra produce industry

April 21st, 2014

The Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board explains a new program to build four cold storage centers.

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Supply shortage to drive up Indian mango prices

April 16th, 2014

India’s ASSOCHAM has released an estimated reduction rate for the country’s mango production this year.

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Australia: vegetables fare worst in initial cyclone assessments

April 15th, 2014

Tomatoes, bell peppers and eggplants suffered some of the worst damages from Cyclone Ita in Australia.

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U.S. proposes new rules for Philippine mangoes, Japanese oranges

April 11th, 2014

A relaxation in requirements could see more parts of Japan and the Philippines shipping fruit to the U.S.

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EU bans Indian mangoes, eggplant

March 26th, 2014

EU members moved to ban five Indian fresh produce categories, effective until the end of 2015.

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Mexico prepares mangoes for sale in Russia

March 25th, 2014

Mexico’s Ecofruit discusses the current mango season and prospects in Russia.

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China: Kashgar Airport to become designated fruit entry point for Xinjiang

March 3rd, 2014

Transportation time for Pakistani fruit exported to China will be cut to 70 minutes by air.

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Peruvian mango exports soar

February 21st, 2014

Peru’s national mango association is on track to exceeding export forecasts with a sharp rise in shipments.

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Indian mango exporter eyes European, North American markets

February 13th, 2014

New direct trade routes out of India could help Delicious Mangoes expand its focus on Europe.

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Dutch agency signs MoU for Senegalese fruit exports

February 6th, 2014

With ideal market windows, Senegalese mango growers expect continued growth with the help of a Dutch program.

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Public-private partnership to raise export profile of seven Colombian crops

January 27th, 2014

Colombia has highly ambitious goals for export leadership in the future for strawberries and papayas.

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Ecuadorian promotion agency looks to Spain for mango opportunities

January 17th, 2014

Spain accounts for less than 1% of Ecuador’s mango exports – a percentage Pro Ecuador hopes to change.

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Tough rules continue impeding Indian mango exports to Japan

December 12th, 2013

Indian authorities expect a decline in the country’s mango shipments this year in the face of difficult protocol measures in destination markets.

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Nestlé launches pilot program for Pakistani mangoes

November 13th, 2013

Nestlé’s Chaunsa Project will support mango production in Pakistan’s southern Punjab.

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Peru prepares for season’s first mango exports

November 8th, 2013

Despite frosts, Peru is on track to send its first mangoes to the U.S. and Europe.

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North American produce consignment model evolving

October 28th, 2013

Oppy’s James Milne says the U.S. is moving to a more fixed ‘European’ produce sourcing model as growers seek to cut risks.

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Mexico: Hurricane Manuel brought “silver lining” for growers

October 25th, 2013

Torrential rains damaged and delayed harvests in western Mexico, but the inclement weather has brought some positives to growers.

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Antioxidant benefits found in mango peels

October 22nd, 2013

Colombian and Brazilian scientists have found value added potential in mango peels due to beneficial bioactive compounds.

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Ecuador expects higher volume for mango exports

October 17th, 2013

Weather has been favorable so far for Ecuadorian mangoes and volume should remain up.

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Drought complicates Brazil’s top mango and grape region

October 17th, 2013

Brazil’s overall fruit exports are expected to increase, despite severe drought in the northeast.

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Peru on track for higher mango exports

October 11th, 2013

Good flowering should set Peru up for over 10% growth in its mango exports.

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New technology to benefit “distant” fruit growers and consumers, says MCI

October 9th, 2013

New technology will help trade to and from far-flung regions with commodities like bananas, avocados, mangoes and asparagus.

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Russia bans Pakistani fruit

October 3rd, 2013

Pakistan’s US$150 million horticultural goods market in Russia has been shut down due to “systematic violations”.

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U.S. mango importer anticipates increased Ecuadorian volume

October 1st, 2013

California’s Freska Produce expects Ecuadorian mango volume to see a marked increase.

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China releases phytosanitary requirements for Pakistani mangoes

September 30th, 2013

China has completed a pest risk analysis for Pakistani mangoes and signed a new export protocol.

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Peru prepares dried mangoes for export

September 27th, 2013

Peru’s Promango will be increasing its offering with dried mangoes for the local and international markets.

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Australian mangoes “one step closer” to U.S. Christmas sales

September 23rd, 2013

Australia’s mango industry is excited about U.S. export prospects but realistic about the challenges involved.

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Australian mango exporters gain U.S. access

September 19th, 2013

Australian mango growers have been given a pleasant surprise as the season gets underway, with the approval of U.S. market access.

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Brazil reports pesticide violations for pineapples, mangoes, papayas

September 4th, 2013

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture found traces of several banned or restricted pesticides on fresh fruit samples.

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Australian researchers branch out with robot farming

September 2nd, 2013

Automated fruit harvesting is the ultimate goal of Australian robot trials that have shown positive results in field intelligence.

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Mexico needs better fruit shipping services, says Cocanmex

August 29th, 2013

Mexico’s Roger Gay discusses a need for better direct access to Europe and the prospects of better tasting irradiated mangoes.

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Chinese market grows for Ecuadorian foods

August 27th, 2013

Ecuadorian mangoes and pineapples could find a greater place in the Chinese market.

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Pakistan gains broader U.S. access for mangoes

August 15th, 2013

More airlines can transport fruit to the U.S. from Pakistan but irradiation restrictions remain a concern for exporters.

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Mexican mango exporter confident for return to U.S. market

July 9th, 2013

After a Salmonella alert last year, Agrícola Daniella is ready to send its mangoes to the U.S. market again.

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Peru may harness new mango varieties

June 20th, 2013

Peru’s Promango plans to import 23 mango varieties from a U.S. gemplasm to widen the industry’s production portfolio.

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Northern Mexican mango plantations push U.S. market growth

June 12th, 2013

More late season mango varieties are being planted further north in Mexico and helping increase exports to the U.S.

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Pakistan’s mango sector eyes Australian potential

May 20th, 2013

Australian inspectors are expected to visit Pakistan soon to review the country’s mango export procedures.

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Peru: mangoes and asparagus bolster Camposol’s Q1 results

May 17th, 2013

Higher prices for Camposol’s mainstay crop raised profitability in the first quarter, with a bigger avocado deal around the corner.

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Indian mango exporter finds market in Germany

May 15th, 2013

Germany has provided a welcome testing ground for mangoes from India’s Rapid Import and Exporters.


India could send record mango volume to U.S.

May 14th, 2013

If production during the monsoon season goes well, India’s mango shipments to the U.S. could jump significantly.

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Opinion: the outlook for Australian produce imports

May 9th, 2013

Michael Worthington says Australian growers need to consider how to deal with potentially higher fresh produce imports.

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Austria: first direct mango shipment arrives from the Philippines

April 29th, 2013

Austrian importers bypassed indirect distribution centers with an aerial shipment of mangoes directly from the Philippines.

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Mango buyers spend more money, buy more fresh fruit

April 22nd, 2013

Mango buyers in the U.S. spent US$23 more per store trip than the average produce shopper.

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Thai tropical fruit company launches suit against British activist

April 3rd, 2013

Thailand’s Natural Fruit Company has sought to sue a British human rights researcher for US$10 million in libel claims.

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Philippine mango production to grow in 2013

April 2nd, 2013

The Philippine government hopes the mango sector will record juicy growth in the coming years through special programs.

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Philippine govt pledges support for mango farmers’ group

March 28th, 2013

The Philippine Mango Industry Foundation has received a financial boost from the government.

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Peru comes up just short of mango forecast

March 27th, 2013

Peru’s mango season suffered from strikes that pulled down output.

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Eastern appeal strong for Mexican mango sector

March 21st, 2013

Mexico mango producers have their eye on the Asian market, but the sector must first make improvements.

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Organic Alliance sends year’s first Mexican mangoes to U.S. market

March 13th, 2013

Organic Alliance has sent its first organic Tommy Atkins and Ataulfo mangoes from Mexico to the U.S.

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Peru: Camposol profitability slumps in Q4

March 1st, 2013

Camposol’s profits have dropped amid higher sales rates, with a significant avocado volume increase in store for 2013.

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U.S. approves value-added Colombian mangoes

February 28th, 2013

Fresh Colombian mangoes are ready to enter the U.S. market but with strict delivery requirements.

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Peruvian mangoes dominate markets

February 18th, 2013

Juan Carlos Rivera explains the positive situation Peru’s mango industry is now in after a staggered start.

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Indian government approves aid for mango growers

February 12th, 2013

India will give almost US$1.5 million to mango producers that experienced extensive production losses.

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Ecuadorian mango industry strives to set example

February 7th, 2013

Even with outside challenges, Ecuador’s mango export volume grew 10-15%.

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Indonesia bans Taiwanese fruit imports

January 29th, 2013

The Indonesian government continues down its protectionist path with a ban on tropical fruits from Taiwan.

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U.S. importers report rocky start for Peruvian mango campaign

January 29th, 2013

From strikes to shipping problems, several factors have created an unstable start for Peruvian mango exports.

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Indian mangoes may soon enter South African market

January 17th, 2013

India expects clearance soon to export mangoes to yet another new market – South Africa.

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Peru reports almost 300% growth in mango exports

January 10th, 2013

An impressive comeback for Peru’s mango exports has been attributed to good weather.

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Mango exports rise as Ecuadorian season comes to an end

January 7th, 2013

Mango volumes were up 10%, dominated by Tommy Atkins and Kent varieties.

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Peruvian mango harvest strike lifted

January 2nd, 2013

Financial assistance and a grower-exporter registry form part of a package to keep Peruvian mango farmers on their feet.

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Dismal prices force Peruvian farmers to suspend mango sales

December 26th, 2012

With mango prices threatening to fall as low as US$0.39 per 20kg box, Peruvian farmers are struggling to stay afloat.


U.S. mango importers feeling impact of regulations

December 18th, 2012

A mango recall earlier in the year has meant more inspections and big questions at the U.S. border.

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Irradiation opens U.S. for Indian mangoes

December 4th, 2012

India still holds a small U.S. mango market share, but irradiation is helping the country get a foot in.

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Peruvian mangoes back on track for coming season

November 20th, 2012

After a hard 2011-2012 season, Peruvian mango production is expected to bounce back to normal.

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Philippine govt to support five-year mango plan

November 19th, 2012

The Philippine mango industry has taken a battering in recent years, but re-development is underway.

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Mango demand strong but pineapples sluggish, says Kingston

November 13th, 2012

Mango supply hasn’t been able to keep up with demand in the U.S., according to Ken Nabal.

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“There’s not much they can do”, says Jara

November 6th, 2012

The Mango Ecuador Foundation has found up to 30% of U.S. arrivals are going for inspection.

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Mexico’s AMHPAC looks to ‘smoking gun’ traceability

November 5th, 2012

AMHPAC’s Eric Viramontes discusses Mexico’s shifts in traceability and protected horticulture.

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U.S.: fair trade produce imports buoyant in 2012

October 26th, 2012

Fair Trade USA certified produce imports have taken a significant leap in the last two years.

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Ecuadorian mango season off to a strong start despite delays

October 23rd, 2012

Ecuador started its mango season with a bang, entering the U.S. market at higher quantities than expected.

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High hopes for new Australian mango release in 2013

October 22nd, 2012

New and improved CSIRO-developed mango cultivars will hopefully be available to Aussie growers next year.

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South Africa anticipates good season for mango production

October 19th, 2012

Subtrop’s Rudolf Badenhorst says South Africa looks to be in for a good mango harvest in December.

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Pakistani mango growers claim red tape holding back Aussie exports

October 10th, 2012

Pakistani growers are frustrated with bureaucrats for failing to give clear guidelines for Australian exports.

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Dominican Republic plans to boost ‘gourmet’ mango exports

October 9th, 2012

The Dominican Republic has high hopes for a new mango processing center for boosting grower incomes.

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Mexican mango exports rise in 2012

October 8th, 2012

Good yields helped push up Mexico’s mango exports in the first eight months of 2012.

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Fruit Fanatic: the quest for the Engkala

September 24th, 2012

Rolf Blancke describes the search for a rare creamy fruit that is being swallowed up by palm oil plantations.

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Philippine govt to trial new mango drying technology

September 24th, 2012

A new mango drying technology is expected to cut costs for Philippine food processors.

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Australia expects lower mango crop

September 24th, 2012

Australia’s mango industry is in line for a more balanced crop for returns this year.

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Peru: bananas register top growth rate in first seven months of 2012

September 14th, 2012

Banana, grape and avocado exports have had the highest growth rates in the Peruvian fruit industry this year.

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Peruvian mango industry ‘optimistic’ for upcoming export deal

September 12th, 2012

The Peruvian mango industry has forecast a sharp uptick in shipments for the 2012-13 season.

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Salmonella scare takes its toll on unassociated mango varieties

September 7th, 2012

Distributors have urged retailers to understand the specifics of the current mango salmonella scare.

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SA mango flowering could herald promising season

September 6th, 2012

South Africa is working on increasing its mango exports by gaining market access to India and China.

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Mexican mango sector attacks ‘unfounded rumors’

August 31st, 2012

Mexican groups say there is ‘insufficient evidence’ to link their mangoes to the current salmonella outbreak.

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Tropical fruit fanatic to publish comprehensive book

August 31st, 2012

We cover a botanist’s journey to document exotic and wonderful tropical fruits from around the globe.

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Pakistani mango exports poised to treble in China

August 30th, 2012

The director of Pakistan’s largest mango exporter talks about innovative treatment and new export markets.

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Brazil’s U.S. mango exports benefit from Ecuadorian delay

August 24th, 2012

Brazilian mango exporters look set to gain from a delayed start to the Ecuadorian season.

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Peru forecasts Canada-bound ag export growth spurt

August 23rd, 2012

Canada’s demand for high quality and value added products has worked in favor of Peruvian horticulturalists.

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U.S.: Kingston adds Brazil to mango import program

August 21st, 2012

U.S. distributor Kingston & Associates continues to expand its import scope with mangoes from Brazil.

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Opinion: nanofilm holds key to extending South Asia’s fruit shelf life

August 17th, 2012

K.S. Subramanian discusses a joint Indian-Sri Lankan-Canadian project to improve packaging technology.

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Colombia capitalizes on mango export entry in Japan

August 14th, 2012

Colombia has started exporting mangoes to Japan after gaining access late last month.

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Pakistani mango exporters call for more U.S. flight options

August 13th, 2012

Pakistani mango growers claim they are missing out on US$30 million worth of U.S. sales due to flight constraints.

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El Niño delays Peru’s mango flowering

August 13th, 2012

Slightly higher temperatures have led to later flowering for Peru’s mango crop.

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China reluctant to renew Indian mango and grape imports

August 9th, 2012

India’s commerce ministry is concerned China won’t renew an import deal for mangoes and grapes.

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Pakistani mango growers blame low exports on poor logistics

August 2nd, 2012

Pakistan looks set to miss its mango export target for the second consecutive year.

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Irradiation changes to help South Asian mangoes, traders claim

July 26th, 2012

Mangoes exports to the U.S. are expected to be easier under new irradiation treatment rules.

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U.S. mango imports stable

July 23rd, 2012

U.S. mango imports were slightly down in week 28.

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Produce Geek: peak season tastiness is a strong consumer driver

July 20th, 2012

Produce Geek Jonathan Steffy explains how fruit seasonality can work for importers.

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Brazil’s mango exports to Europe take a hit

July 18th, 2012

Brazil’s fibrous Tommy Atkins mangoes are proving less popular in Europe.

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Peru secures most buyers for 2012-13 mango campaign

July 10th, 2012

Peru has locked in the majority of its forthcoming mango shipments in Europe and the U.S.

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