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Mexico improves organic mangoes for export to US

The project manager at UABCS, Dr Alfredo Beltrán Morales, of the National Research System (SNI) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), explained that the development of the project required testing of the techniques in organic farming in La Paz, Baja California Sur (BCS). 



The Department of Agricultural Sciences at the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS), in partnership with the Produce Foundation of Baja California Sur, AC, developed a technology package for the production and improvement of the quality of organic mangoes, with the main goal of reactivating agriculture in the regions south of the entity.


The project started at the request of the producers of Valle de Santiago, in the municipality of Los Cabos, with the goal of producing organic, export quality mango crops and also reducing the environmental impact of conventional farming, since the techniques implemented meet with the requirements of the National Organic Program (NOP) required to …

INDIA 2016 : Vashi irradiation centre ready, mango export to the US to touch a new high

DNAIndia

Mumbai

Tue,29 Mar 2016









































Summary: Mango export to the United States is likely to touch a new high this year as the mango irradiation centre in Vashi, which is mandatory process for export of mangoes to the US, will become functional by April 15, 2016. 

However, with Vashi centre is ready, exporters and farmers are planning to increase the volume of export of the fruit to the US. 


The export then resumed and in 2009, a total 121 metric tonnes of mangoes was irradiated and exported from Lasalgaon irradiation centre. 


So far, Maharashtra had only one irradiation centre in Lasalgoan in Nashik. "We are getting good number of inquirers from farmers who want to export mangoes to the US," said Digamber Sable, assistant general manager at export facility centre, MSAMB in Vashi.









Mango export to the United States is likely to touch a new high this year as the mango irradiation centre in Vashi, which is mandatory process for export of mangoes to the US, will become functional by April 1…