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USA IS PAKISTAN'S LARGEST TRADING PARTNER...MANGO EXPORTS TO USA ARE KEY TO FUTURE...

America Pakistan’s biggest trading partnerPublished: September 21, 2011



OUR STAFF REPORTER

ISLAMABAD - The fifth edition of the US-Pakistan Trade and Investment Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting has started in Islamabad on Tuesday wherein detail discussions were held regarding Reconstruction Opportunities Zones Bill (ROZ) and ).

ECUADOR FORECASTING A DROP IN PRODUCTION FOR UPCOMING MANGO SEASON...

Ecuador’s mango production to fall in 2011-12



September 21st, 2011




HOW CHINA'S WEALTHY ARE SPENDING THEIR MONEY...CONSUMER SPENDING IS GROWING AT A RATE OF 18% PER ANUM...

10 TOP CONSUMER TRENDS OF CHINA’S WEALTHY

19 SEPTEMBER 2011





With fast rising wealth and money to spend, it’s no surprise the Chinese are in a buying frenzy. China’s consumer spending is growing at an average annual rate of 18 percent compared to 2.2 percent rise for the US, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

"SWEET ELENA"...PHILIPPINES SWEETEST MANGO...A CHALLENGER TO PAKISTAN'S CHAUNSA...

Sweet Elena Mango, The Sweetest Mango Variety


Posted by EPa in Plant-Crops



The Philippines, being reputed for its abundant tropical fruits, is also home to the world’s sweetest mangoes. In the 1995 Guinness Book of World Records, the Philippine mango was listed as the sweetest fruit in the world defeating other countries that also produce tropical mangoes (Magnifera indica). This citation opened a great opportunity for the country to establish domestic market and bright potential to compete in the world market both in fresh or processed forms.

AT 19 DEGREES BRIX...PROVINCE OF ZAMBALES, PHILIPPINES...IS HOME TO SOME OF THE SWEETEST MANGOES IN THE WORLD...

HAAGEN-DAZS ICE CREAM FEATURES PERU'S "CRIOLLO" MANGO...SO IF THE "CRIOLLO" IS THAT SPECIAL...WHY FOOL AROUND WITH FLORIDA VARIETIES ???...

WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE MANGOES FLOWERING RIGHT NOW ???...

IMAGES FROM WALMART STORE (OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA) SHOW THAT AT THE "END OF THE TRAIL" ...KEITTS & TOMMYS SELL FOR SAME PRICE AND RETAILER "COST AVERAGES" PURCHASE PRICE...

By Will Cavan Executive Director International Mango Organization (IMO) Vista, California

www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com

September 20, 2011

Wether WALMART paid $7.00 for a 10 count TOMMY from Brazil (Hypothetical) or $4.00 for a 6 count KEITT from Mexico, WALMART sells all together without any distinction.

PHILIPPINES FARMERS TOLD TO SWITCH TO MANGOES..."THERE'S UNLIMITED DEMAND"...SAYS PRESIDENT OF THE MANGO INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION...

Mindanao corn, rice farmers told: Try mangoes



Philippine Daily Inquirer
10:20 pm | Tuesday, September 20th, 2011




GENERAL SANTOS CITY—Mindanao farmers, who have been suffering from poor corn and rice harvests, could still be successful in their farming venture if they would shift to mango growing, industry officials said.

Virginia Dela Fuente, president of the Philippine Mango Industry Foundation Inc., said shifting to mango could prove to be a boon to farmers.

“There’s unlimited demand for mango both in the local and global markets,” she said.

MANGO SEASON IN AUSTRALIA BRINGS OUT THE JOY OF SUMMER AND CHILDHOOD MEMORIES...

Mango season

20 September 11


It’s mango season in Australia! As we re-introduced this tasty fruit to our children, it brings back memories of mango season in the parts of West Africa where I grew up.

EUROPEAN MARKET TESTING NEW LOWS FOR BRAZIL TOMMY ATKINS AS VOLUME ARRIVALS PICK UP...

By Will Cavan

Executive Director

International Mango Organization (IMO)

Vista, California







www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com



September 20, 2011



Blame it on the Economy, or poor planning on the part of Brazilian exporters, either way, the market for Brazilian Tommy Atkins has dropped almost 2 euros per carton as volume shipments are finally arriving in Europe.


DATE RAPIDLY APPROACHING FOR PHILIPPINES NATIONAL MANGO CONGRESS...

National Mango Congress to highlight global competitiveness




Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:34





Glan, Sarangani Province—Increasing the competitiveness of Philippine mangoes in export markets and developing more production areas inMindanao will be the focus of this year’s 13th National Mango Congress.

The congress will run from September 28 to 30, 2011, with the theme, “Positioning the Philippine Mango Strongly in the World Market.”

Japan and Hong Kong remain the biggest buyers of Philippinemangoes, accounting for 51 and 31 percent, respectively, of mangoexports, according to a recent report by the Mindanao Fruit IndustryCouncil (MinFruit).

Other countries where Philippine mangoes have gained a market foothold are South Korea, the U.S.A., Singapore and China.

The conference will provide updates on export market requirements, the latest production technologies, and best production practices. It will also showcase areas in Mindanao with the potential for mango production.

About 500 growers, proc…

PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DISTRIBUTES GUIMARAS VARIETY MANGO TO KALINGA REGION IN REHABILITATION EFFORT...

PIA Press Release


Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Kalinga farmers try Guimaras mango

by Larry Lopez



TABUK, Kalinga, Sept.20 (PIA)-- Because of its acclaimed export quality, 122 fruit farmers here are trying the country’s prime mango known as Guimaras mango under the high value crops development program of the Department of Agriculture (DA).





DA, through the Office of Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG), distributed 740 seedlings of the high yielding Guimaras mango, which is proven a high source of farmers’ income in Guimaras province.





Teresa Desay of OPAG said mango farmers in the province suffered damages from fallen plants due to recent typhoons.





During a dialogue, the group of farmers recommended to try planting the country’s No. 1 native mango as part of the typhoon rehabilitation efforts of DA to the province.





OPAG is conducting technology upgrading on mango after several mango demo-farms fail to meet desired target output.





Mango does not seem to have favorable blend with climatic condition …