My Mango Weekly Roundup - the latest forecasts and market news
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31 January 2017
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Welcome to the latest edition of AMIA’s My Mango, your weekly roundup of the latest industry forecasts, wholesale prices and marketing activities, delivered to your inbox every Tuesday throughout the season.

Happy Chinese New Year to those that are celebrating!

From the team at AMIA.

Crop Forecast

As the season progresses in each region, the timing of harvest for each variety and weekly volume estimates will be adjusted. Please check the updated forecast and crop flow tables as they are released. 

Click to view crop forecast online

Regional Reports

 

Mareeba and Dimbulah

This week steady volumes of Honey Gold, Keitt and Palmer have been picked and dispatched to market, with very small amounts of other fruit including Kensington Pride also dispatched. Similar volumes are expected next week, with small volumes of Keitt and others expected until the end of February / early March.
 

South East and Central Queensland

Good volumes of Calypso, Kensington Pride and Honey Gold were dispatched this week, along with smaller volumes of R2E2, Keitt and other varieties. Late season varieties will be harvested throughout February and early March.
 
The AMIA team will add to these regional descriptions as more information becomes available.

Crop Flow

Last week’s dispatched tray volumes from Mareeba/Dimbulah and South East and Central Queensland: 186,066 trays.

Mango Industry Standards


Our industry standards for dry matter and brix for key varieties are in the table below.
 
Variety Dry Matter Brix
KP 15% 14°
Calypso 15% 14°
Honey Gold 15% 14°
R2E2 13% 12°

Weekly Wholesale Prices


The following prices offer a snapshot of the main varieties of mangoes being sold in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide markets over the past week. The prices below are based on a standard tray* unless otherwise indicated. To view the complete price data for last week, or view daily prices, please click here.

*7kg

Help Samantha Tocknell With Her Recovery


Samantha Tocknell from NT Farmers is lucky to be alive after an accident just before Christmas. As a result of this accident, she now has to foot a medical bill of $10,000!

Sam has worked with AMIA, assisting us with the pre-season grower meeting and supporting the quality project in the Northern Territory – some of you may have seen her with Jess, earlier this year.

If you would like to support Sam please click here. Sam’s story appeared in the NT News last week.
We wish her all the best with her recovery.

Marketing

 

PR

Last week saw Australia Day festivities generate more Aussie-themed recipes in print and online media, with Australian Healthy Food Guide printing a recipe for mango, lime and coconut pops, SBS publishing an article about pavlovas and Australia Day, Good Food posting a recipe for palm-sugar meringue and grilled pineapple with mango passionfruit granita, The Urban List sharing a guide for food to eat on Australia Day, and Sporteluxe posting a recipe for no-bake gluten-free cheesecake. 

Mangoes are also continually being included in food-trend recipes and health food how-to guides! The Huffington Post published a how-to guide for on-trend 'buddha bowls' with mango, Coles magazine shared a recipe for chia, almond and mango 'breakfast bowls'. Women's Fitness also published a feature on mangoes, whilst That's Life! shared recipes for mango and peach frozen swirl, and mango and lime grilled chicken. 
 
Meanwhile, Nagi Maehashi of Recipe Tin Eats is still sharing experiences from her recent visit to Groves Grown Tropical Fruit farm, with an insightful article about her trip appearing in The Whitsunday Times, The Morning Bulletin, The Central Telegraph, The Central Queensland News, and The Rural Weekly. 

SOCIAL


In social media, another of Australia's top YouTube foodies, Thriving on Plants, posted a video to her channel with 94,000 subscribers. The video included three scrumptious mango recipes; mango chia pudding, mango cheesecake tarts, and mango sorbet!! 
 
Moreover, 10 more of Australia's favourite Instagram health foodies received rustic, 'Australiana-themed' packages containing everything they need to make delicious mango dishes on Australia Day and throughout the rest of summer! Thus far, there have been 10 Instagram posts and one blog article generated as a result of this activity, reaching 217,500 people, and receiving 2,770 likes and 101 comments! 
@samibloom
 
@megandveg
 
@brownpapernutrition

For more information, please contact Elisa King, Marketing Manager at Horticulture Innovation Australia on: (02) 8295 2332 or elisa.king@horticulture.com.au.

Contact AMIA

Robert Gray
Chief Executive Officer
0418 737 861
ceo@mangoes.net.au

Trevor Dunmall
Industry Development Manager
0400 808 689
idm@mangoes.net.au

Treena Welch
Marketing Manager
0417 001 253
marketing@
mangoes.net.au


Jessica Mitchell
Supply and Communications Manager
0458 803 220
com@mangoes.net.au

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