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Mango crop update from Brazil and Ecuador

On October 15, the National Mango Board published a Mango Crop Report, including shipment projections, actual arrivals, variety and size availability, and other figures considered useful to the US mango market.

Brazil and Ecuador are currently harvesting and packing. The Brazilian mango season began the last week of July and will run until the second week of December with a projection of approximately 13.1 million boxes. At the end of the week ending October 9, Brazil had shipped 1,091,444 boxes for a total of 8,086,459 boxes for the season. During the same week last year, volume shipped from Brazil was 1,091,699 for a total of 6,349,375.

The Ecuadorian mango season began the second week of September and will run until the last week of December with a projection of approximately 13.8 million boxes. At the end of the week ending October 9, volume shipped from Ecuador was approximately 707,479 boxes for a total of 1,469,758 boxes for the season. During the same week last year, volume shipped from Ecuador was 394,983 boxes for a total of 801,430 boxes for the season.

Varieties
There are currently two main mango varieties available in the market: Tommy Atkins (82%) and Ataulfo/Honey (10%). There are also limited supplies of Keitt, Palmer, Kent, Haden, Madame Francis and Nam Doc Mai. About 31 percent of Ataulfo/Honey from Ecuador are considered large and 69 percent are small. As for Tommy Atkins, 3 percent are extra large, 50 percent are large and 47 percent are small.
For the other varieties, Keitts are 100 percent small, 26 percent of Haden are large and 74 percent are small.

Future volumes
Overall mango volume shipped from week 41 (10/16/2021) to week 48 (12/4/2021) is expected to be about 6 percent higher year-over-year, with arrivals expected from week 42 to 49. The 2021 Brazilian season is projected to be about 12 percent higher YOY. The 2021 Ecuadorian season is projected to be about 20 percent higher YOY.

Click here to read the full report.

Contact:
Tricia Bramley
National Mango Board
Tel: (407) 868-6210 x105
tbramley@mango.org
www.mango.org


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