Colombian Sugar Mangoes Are Now Available in the United States

May 25, 2023 ProColombia

The first time Colombian mangoes entered the US after obtaining access from APHIS was by the end of December 2022. Back then, it was the Keitt variety the one that entered the American territory; however, in the last few days, a new type of Colombian mango has reached multiple shelves across the US territory: the Sugar mango, a variety of juicy and extra-sweet fruit, with a flavor yet unknown to the locals’ palates.

Mango Industry Seeing Unprecedented Growth Heading Into Summer

May 19, 2023 National Mango Board

The mango industry is having record volume of high-quality fruit arriving in the U.S. this year. Mango volume for the past three weeks has topped the charts at 4.4M, 5.1M and 4.6M boxes per week. The National Mango Board has engaged its growers, importers, and retailers to initiate key marketing strategies to drive sales for this superfruit heading into June’s National Mango Month and National Mango Day on July 22. Traditionally, June and July are peak months for mango volume however, the unheard of numbers further extends the opportunity for more consumers sales.

Ciruli Brothers Releases New Websites, Retailer Resources in Time for Peak Mango Season

May 10, 2023 Ciruli Brothers, LLC

Ciruli Brothers has released a new website to better communicate the company’s offerings, availability, and core values to its trading partners. “With a history of over eighty years, we wanted our web presence to communicate that Ciruli Brothers continues to operate by the same values that were instilled by our predecessors, and that our team’s dedication and commitment to service is unwavering,” added Chris Ciruli, COO.

Empaque Don Jorge Opens Reinforcing Capacity

May 4, 2023 Crespo Organic Mangos

Empaque Don Jorge (El Original) opened its doors today and will soon begin packing Crespo Organic Ataulfos from El Grupo Crespo’s Nayarit orchards. EDJI is the hometown packhouse of El Grupo Crespo & RCF Distributors and is Latin America’s largest hydrothemal packhouse and home to El Grupo Crespo’s three proprietary brands; Crespo Organic,  RCF and the Mango King, which is the company’s specialty mango brand (named after and honoring the late Alan Alvarez, aka- the Mango King.

National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2023

March 29, 2023 National Mango Board

he National Mango Board (NMB) elected new officers during its annual March board meeting. This year, the March board meeting occurred in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and elections were held on Monday, March 13th, 2023. As dedicated members, the NMB officers will fulfill their duties and responsibilities by leading the board in accordance with the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996, and the Mango Order.