Guatemalan Mango Export to Increase by 5.2%

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

Monday, April 13, 2009

Mangoes, together with melons and papaya are among the most sought-after fruit abroad. 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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Peru Increases Mango Production by 40%

September 2012

It is estimated that production of Peruvian mangoes for export will reach 100,000 tons in the season November 2012 to March 2013, an increase of 40% compared to the previous period.

A statement from the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER) reads:

increased production of Peruvian mangos predicted for next season

Guatemala exported 17.000 Tons of Mango

March 2011

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

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.

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.

Mango Sales Fall in Germany

June 2012

The amount of mangoes sold in Germany in the first three months of 2012 compared with the same period in the previous two years, fell by more than half.

A statement from PROCOMER reads:

Mango sales have collapsed in Germany. The amount of mangoes sold in Germany in the first three months of 2012 compared to the same period in the previous two years fell by more than half, according to the German Association Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft (AMI).

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