The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the results from the National Mango Board’s (NMB) continuation referendum; showcasing a whopping 91 percent of mango industry members who voted were in favor. The continuation referendum took place from April 6-17, 2015 which allowed eligible mango industry members to vote on the
The National Mango Board (NMB) elected new board officers during their March board meeting in Long Beach, CA. The new officers took an oath before the full board, United States Department of Agriculture representative, NMB staff and legal counsel to lead and carry out the duties and responsibilities as an officer and member of the NMB in an unbiased
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.