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MANGO SUCCESS STORY ....

IN COUNTRY IRRADIATION FACILITY NEXT STEP IN USA BOUND PAKISTANI MANGOES ...

Pakistan to get US irradiation unit to boost mango exports


Wednesday, January 04, 2012







ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will obtain a US irradiation unit for the treatment of mango in a bid to boost the fruit’s export, Chief Executive Officer Harvest Trading, Ahmad Jawad, said on Tuesday.


Irradiation is a process to preserve food items by using radiations. Presently, the fruit has first to be transported to a facility located in the state Iowa  in the United States for the treatment, Jawad said.



Growers and exporters of mango on Tuesday called for evolving a marketing strategy involving Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) to capture new markets.



“The United States is one of the biggest importers of mangoes produced globally with a share of almost 44 percent and Pakistan has great potential for boosting its exports to that country”, Jawad said.


He said that Pakistani mangoes are famous world over for their sweet flavour with more than 40 different varieties, it is the world’s si…

FLOODING IN THAILAND DECIMATES EXPORTS TO THE COUNTRY ...

Fruit export to Thailand off
Leslie White | January 4, 2012



LIFE'S no bowl of cherries for orchardists planning to export to Thailand.

Australia has lost the important Thailand market for cherries and summerfruit.




The Thai Government's suspension of the Australian produce came into effect at midnight on New Year's Eve and exporters are saying Australia has already lost the market to Chile.

Thailand made the announcement as it moved to draft new protocols for much of the produce it imports, following its signing up to World Trade Organisation rules.


It has indicated it will not take Australian cherries or summerfruit until an audit of Australian growing and export conditions occurs.


Australian Horticultural Exporters Association deputy chairman David Minnis said Thailand had been "difficult to deal with", but he also blamed Biosecurity Australia for the suspension.

"They could have presented evidence and pressed the Thais a lot harder than they did," he said.

Mr…

COLD WEATHER THREATENS SOUTH FLORIDA MANGO GROVES ...

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/16437543/2012/01/03/protect-your-homes-pipes-against-the-cold





Mango Weather at a Glance Weather Station Seffner Elevation 86 ft Station Select Now Clear Temperature 43.7 °F Feels Like 44 °F Wind(mph) 0.0 Sunrise / Set 7:21 AM 5:46 PM

HAY QUE TOMAR EN CUENTA ESTOS EMPRESARIOS EN EL 2012 ....

12 ejecutivos mundiales para no perder de vista en el 2012


13:29 El Wall Street Journal escoge una docena de ejecutivos que en este año tomarán las decisiones más importantes de su carrera y de su compañía.

1. Tim Cook | Apple
Hasta el momento, el sucesor de Steve Jobs ha recibido el apoyo de empleadores e inversionistas, quienes aseguran que tiene la misma atención por los detalles que el cofundador de Apple. Este año, en medio de más nuevas versiones del iPhone y del iPad, los ojos del mundo se volverán a posar sobre él, probando su capacidad.


2. Akio Toyoda | Toyota
Mientras sus competidores luchan por conquistar el mercado externo, el jefe de Toyota apuesta por el mercado local, presionado por el repunte del yen frente al dólar. No obstante, el compromiso del ejecutivo de 55 años plantea el dilema del ex CEO de General Motors: ¿es bueno para Toyota lo que es bueno para Japón, y viceversa?