Northern Territory mango growers pick 100,000 trays in a week

The Australian mango season is heating up, with more than 100,000 trays picked and packed in the Northern Territory last week.

Abc.net.au reports how volumes will continue to rise over the coming weeks and will surpass 500,000 trays a week when the NT's mango harvest peaks around the end of October and start of November. The current crop forecast for the industry has the Darwin region producing around 2.7 million trays, and the Katherine region producing around 1.8 million trays.

ABC Rural spoke to industry development officer Sarah Hain, who said consumers will start to notice a lot of mangoes popping up in their major supermarkets. Click here to listen to the interview.

(Duration: 05:23 min)


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