The National Mango Board’s (NMB) new 2011 Mango Performance Benchmark report, available at www.mango.org/retail, reveals mango dollars per store per week increased 11.5 percent to $172 and mango volume per store per week rose 9.7 percent, compared to 2010 results.
Already one of the world’s most popular fruits, scientists are discovering that mangos may also be one of the healthiest. New research, presented this week at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) meeting in San Diego, not only suggests people who eat mangos have a better diet, but the fruit also contains a substance
The National Mango Board (NMB) is working to improve mango quality through eight Mango Extension Workshops scheduled in the top six mango importing countries. The NMB’s expert staff will present research and findings, as well as best practices from their Postharvest Best Management Practices Manual, available in English, Spanish and now in
On April 12, 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved an assessment rate increase of ¼ cent per pound on fresh mangos, increasing the rate to ¾ cent per pound for whole fresh mangos sold in the United States. The National Mango Board (NMB) first proposed an increase in the assessment rate after an approved motion
Beginning in April, the National Mango Board (NMB) will commence the nominations process for six board member positions with three-year terms beginning January 2013. The positions open for nominations include two importers from District I, one domestic producer, one first handler and two foreign producers. Candidates must meet certain requirements and be