The US mango import market has grown consistently over the past few years, with Latin American growers serving as the primary suppliers.
Volume of mango imported by the US
In 2022, the US imported 573,792 metric tons of fresh mango, representing an increase of 2.5% over the 559,732 metric tons imported in 2021 and a 6.5% increase over the 538,721 metric tons in 2020.
Mexico is the leading mango supplier to the United States with a 65.5% market share, sending its product mainly between March and August, with the highest volumes arriving in July and August.
Mexico is followed by Peru and Ecuador, with a market share of 12.4% and 8.9%, respectively. The Peruvian mango season runs from December to March, peaking in February. The Ecuadorian mango season runs from October to January, with a peak between November and December.
Mangoes are marketed to the United States through Cartons 1 layer and Flats 1 layer. Carton 1 is mainly used for mangos from Mexico, and Flats 1 for mangos from Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.
Mango production and exports in Mexico
In 2021, Mexico produced 2,153,884 metric tons of mango, 3.3% more than in 2020. Sinaloa, Guerrero and Nayarit are the top-producing states, with 423,518, 404,561 and 334,915 metric tons, respectively.