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ECO-DEVELOPMENT IN COSTA RICA PROMOTES LIVING AMONG MANGO ORCHARDS

Exciting New Eco-Developments in Atenas, Costa RicaMonday, March 21st, 2011

ALPHONSO MANGO CROP IN STRONG DEMAND IN INDIA

http://www.dnaindia.com/ Alphonso mangoes to burn a hole in your pocket at Rs1,000 a dozenDNA / Santosh Andhale / Monday, March 21, 2011 23:45 IST







Mumbaikars wanting to taste Alphonso mango will have to pay a steep price — as much as Rs1,000 for a dozen.
While in 2010, the king of mangoes started arriving in the city in January, this year, the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) does not having enough stock of the fruit even in March.
According to traders and farmers, the harvest of the prized mango has been affected by freak weather in Konkan.

W. AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST MANGO PLANTATION UP FOR SALE

WA's largest mango plantation up for sale


By Matt Brann


Posted Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:31pm AEDT





There is a total of 120,000 trees in the mango plantation which is up for sale (ABC Local: Anna McDonald)

MAP: Kununurra 6743


The largest mango plantation in the state and Australia's largest red grapefruit plantation are up for sale.


The deal is part of an Australian-wide sell off of all horticultural and forestry assets owned by the managed investment company Rewards Group, which went into receivership last year.


An investor-led plan to save the projects in the Kimberley's Ord Valley has failed and it is understood a total of 14,000 hectares is now up for grabs.

















The receiver company McGrathNicol has called for expressions of interest for the purchase of the assets.


Receiver and manager James Thackray says the company aims to have the assets sold by the 30th of June.







He says the fate of current employees who are working on various forestry and horticultural projects will be in the hands of t…

FINAL RESULTS ARE IN: NO CHANGE AS A RESULT OF FROST IN MEXICO

By Will Cavan
IMO


March 21, 2011


The missing piece to the Mexican mango frost damage is in.


The net result will be no change in production over last year.


Initial forecasts from the hardest hit region of Northern Sinaloa state had called for losses of 40% of the crop, that has been downgraded to roughly 15% for the late season fruit.

EURO MARKET REPORT: PERU KENTS

By Will Cavan
Executive Director
IMO


European market report : Imported mango
For Week Ending March 19, 2011




Reports from Europe indicate that Peru has also flooded the European market with prices for  Kent mango trading in the 2.50 - 3.00 euro range.