Guatemala exported 17.000 Tons of Mango

In 2010, the Guatemalan mango industry exported 3.3 million cases, equivalent to 17.000 tons of the product.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Executives from the Mango Committee expect to export 4 million cases in 2011, mainly to the United States, which in 2010 captured 80% of shipments.

In Guatemala there are 8.500 hectares of the product in the hands of 1.500 producers, according to the National Institute of Statistics, which reported that 230 farms export to the U.S. and Europe.

"Of the total export production, 30 percent stays in the country because it does not meet export quality requirements, but is used by the local manufacturing industry for canned fruit, mashed mango or for exporting frozen diced mango," reported Prensalibre.com.



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New Competitor in Mango Exports to U.S.

March 2013

Fresh sliced or precut ​​mango from Colombia is now allowed to enter the U.S. market.

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

Authorization for entry of Colombian Mangos to U.S.

The U.S. government, through its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), has authorized the importation of fresh mangos in slices ​​or precut form originating from Colombia.This acceptance was communicated to the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA), who look favorably on the resolution as it will allow the local industry to expand export opportunities for its product.

Costa Rica: 46% Increase in Mango Exports

July 2011

During the 2011 season 465 containers with a total of 2,256,317 boxes were exported to the United States and Europe

A press release from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) states that this is “46% more than the amount exported in 2010”

A report by the authorities of the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG), shows that Costa Rica has considerably increased mango exports with respect to last season going from 1212. 289 boxes in 2010 to 2,256,317 boxes, in 2011

Panama To Export Mango

February 2010

The first shipment of domestic mango will be harvested in April 2011, and will be exported to England.

In Panama there are 118 hectares sown with export-quality mango. They are a genetic variation of a Peruvian seed.

“Panama sees this fruit as an opportunity to diversify its traditional export portfolio”, reported Prensa.com.

Guatemalan Mango Export to Increase by 5.2%

April 2009

The amount exported in 2008 to US and European markets was 15,200 tons and 16 thousand tons are expected for this year.

Mangoes, together with melons and papaya are among the most sought-after fruit abroad.

SigloXXI.com reported statements by the chairman of the Mango Committee of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport), Eddy Martínez: "There are 6 thousand hectares planted with export product and it is growing annually by about 400 hectares. Mango is one of the non-traditional crops whose exports have also increased in terms of production plants."

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