SOURCE: The Times of India Consistent incidents of fog in the mornings for a prolonged are likely to impact the cashew and mango fruit setting process, say agriculture experts. This is especially worrying in the face of the late flowering season which was delayed due to unseasonal rain this month.Continue Reading

SOURCE: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, Kyodonews A mango producer in northern Japan’s Hokkaido which grows the tropical fruit using heat from local hot springs and harvests them in winter has begun shipping to high-end supermarkets in Hong Kong in December. This is the first time for Noraworks Japan, headquartered inContinue Reading

SOURCE: Business World Mango farmers who do not properly manage canopy growth run the risk of less productive cultivation because the overlap in trees forces fruit to grow in the shade, to the detriment of quality and harvest volume, agronomists said. Graciela L. Caballero, who chairs the agroforestry department atContinue Reading

SOURCE: Fresh Fruit Portal The Queensland Government is offering three elite mango varieties for commercial development that have the potential for domestic and export markets. The varieties were developed under the National Mango Breeding Program, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said. “We’re very optimistic about theseContinue Reading

SOURCE: Samantha Dick and Matt Brann, ABC More than 160 seasonal workers from Vanuatu have landed in Darwin to bolster the Northern Territory’s mango-picking workforce for this year’s harvest. The workers arrived on a chartered flight from Port Vila on Tuesday and will spend the next 14 days at HowardContinue Reading

SOURCE: Daily Times For the first time, Pakistan Customs has processed a consignment of export of fresh mangoes (White Chaunsa) from Pakistan to Russia under the Convention on Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR), or International Road Transports. According to a press statement issued by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) onContinue Reading