Mangoes: Strong shipments to U.S. expected over coming weeks

Strong mango shipments expected to U.S. over coming weeks

The total volume of mangoes shipped to the U.S. over the next two months is expected to be 37 percent higher year-on-year, according to the National Mango Board.

Peru and Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca & Michoacán) are currently harvesting and packing, while Guatemala is getting ready to start its season.

There are currently two main mango varieties available in the market: Kent (75 percent) and Ataulfo/Honey (17 percent). There are also limited supplies of Tommy Atkins and Haden.