According to the latest statistics from the Economic Agricultural Affairs Sector at the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation in 2020, Egypt’s total area under mango cultivation reached 130,000 ha with a total production of 1,203,743 tons.
In the year 2020, Egypt’s total quantity of mango exports were 231 tons with a total value 2,846,000 pounds.
“Mangoes are the most important fruit crop cultivated in all Egyptian governorates from Matrouh to Aswan governorates,” said Abdul Hafeez Hussein, who is one of oldest and largest fruits traders in Souq El-Obour.
Hussein said that in the past, Ismailia was the main mango producing governorate, growing the best quality fruit. Now, the finest quality is cultivated in the Al-Haram area in Giza governorate, in addition to in the desert districts, Wadi El-Natrun, Tehidi and Ragwa area on the Cairo-Alexandria desert road; Madinet El-Sadat in Menoufia; Abu-Ghaleb, Beni Salama in the Delta and El-Nobaria.