The 2015 mango crop projections from Empacadoras de Mango de Exportación (EMEX) indicate this will be a significant year for Mexican mango production and for mango exports to the U.S.; EMEX is the organization that represents Mexico’s mango export packing facilities.
Due to the projected increase in import volumes, the National
The National Mango Board (NMB) will be hosting a free Mango Quality Webinar on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 3 p.m. EDT with discussion on proper mango temperature management with Dr. Jeffrey Brecht from the University of Florida, and insights on how the mango category is growing at retail level with NMB’s Retail Program Manager, Wendy McManus.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is required to administer a continuation referendum for the National Mango Board (NMB) every five years. This referendum will be held on April 6-17, 2015. Importers and first handlers who handled at least 500,000 pounds of mangos during the 2014 calendar year are eligible to vote.
The National Mango Board (NMB) is collaborating internationally with the top six importing countries and domestically at the ports of entry with industry members to bring the latest knowledge straight to mango producers and importers. The NMB has eight international Mango Producer Extension Workshops plus an additional seven domestic Industry Outreach
The National Mango Board (NMB) will host a free Ripe and Ready to Eat Mango Conference on March 26, 2015 at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach CA. The conference will be divided into three sessions that will focus on the following topics: 1) The What, Why and How, of the Mango Ripening Program; 2) Technical Challenges of Ripening Mangos; and 3)