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National Mango Board hires retail account manager-West Coast

The National Mango Board has hired Michele Hoard as retail account manager for the West Coast.

National Mango Board to host Spanish FSMA webinar

The National Mango Board will host a webinar in Spanish on safety training tools to meet Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.
Aug 22, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Food safety, #Mangoes

Organic mango category inches upward at retail

An estimated 10% of mangoes are organically grown, but many U.S. importers say the category so far does not make up a large part of their volume.

National Mango Board seeks frozen fruit members

Following an industry vote that narrowly approved frozen mangoes to be included in National Mango Board programs, the board is seeking members to represent the frozen fruit.

Felix Instruments introduces Mango Quality Meter

Felix Instruments is introducing the Mango Quality Meter, which measures dry matter and Brix in seconds without the need to destroy the fruit in the process.

UPDATED: Industry votes in favor of adding frozen to mango program

(UPDATED, July 24) By a narrow majority, fresh and frozen mango handlers and importers have voted in favor of an amendment to add frozen mangoes to the national research and promotion program. 
Jul 21, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Mangoes

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

Mango shipper Freska sees Fair Trade benefits

Freska Produce International, Oxnard, Calif., is noticing the operational benefits of Fair Trade USA certification at its Mexican packing houses.

Ready Pac brand salad celebrates National Mango Month

The Ready Pac Foods brand is celebrating National Mango Month in June with a limited-edition Bistro Tropical Mango Salad with Mango Cilantro Vinaigrette.

National Mango Board vote on frozen fruit soon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rescheduled the vote on whether the National Mango Board programs should include frozen fruit.
May 09, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Mangoes, #USDA