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    New Extra Large Red Mango PLU Code 3488 for Sizes 7 and Larger

    01/24/2017

    A new PLU number 3488 has been approved and assigned for red mangos size 7 and larger by the Produce Marketing Association and the International Federation for Produce Standards. PLU code 4959 now denotes red mangos sizes 8 to 10. The new PLU number has been added to the international database and is available for immediate use.
     
    As retail mango movement grows, more retailers are willing to carry a variety of sizes at the same time. As a result, the National Mango Board (NMB) received a formal request for a new PLU code from multiple retailers and mango shippers. A survey was conducted to ensure widespread retailer and industry support for this change and based on the data collected, the NMB board members voted to move forward with an application for the new PLU number.
     
    The new PLU code affects the two highlighted rows in the table below. The addition of the XL Red Mango PLU means the red mango system will match the size breaks already in place for green mangos.
     
    PLU Code Description Sizes Varieties Included
    3488 Red Mango, XL 7 and larger (new code) Tommy, Haden Kent, Palmer and any other red mangos
    4959 Red Mango, Large 8 to 10 Tommy, Haden, Kent, Palmer and any other red mangos
    4051 Red Mango, Small 12 and smaller Tommy, Haden, Kent, Palmer and any other red mangos
    3114 Green Mango, XL 7 and larger Keitt and any other green mangos
    4584 Green Mango, Large 8 to 10 Keitt and any other green mangos
    4311 Green Mango, Small 12 and smaller Keitt and any other green mangos
    4961 Yellow Mango, Large 16 and larger Ataulfo, Manila, Oro and any other yellow mangos
    4312 Yellow Mango, Small 18 and smaller Ataulfo, Manila, Oro and any other yellow mangos
    3621 Francis All sizes Francis
     
    For more information, please visit mango.org/PLU.

    Download the full press release here.

    Download the full Spanish press release here.

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      About the National Mango Board

    The National Mango Board is an agriculture promotion group supported by assessments from both domestic and imported mangos. The board’s vision, to bring the world’s love of mangos to the U.S., was designed to drive awareness and consumption of fresh mangos in the U.S. marketplace. One cup of the superfruit mango contains 100 calories, 100% of daily vitamin C, 35% of daily vitamin A, 12% of daily fiber, and an amazing source of tropical flavor. Learn more at mango.org.