My Mango Weekly Roundup - the latest forecasts and market news
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24 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.

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

Harvest of Kensington Pride, Calypso, R2E2 are finishing, but there are still good volumes of Honey Gold being harvested. Growers have commenced picking Keitts and these are starting to appear in the markets. We anticipate Keitts will be picked during late January and early February, with other varieties commencing harvest though this period, such as Brooks which will commence in late February.
 

South East and Central Queensland

Good volumes of Calypso and Honey Gold have been harvested over the past week. Kensington Pride and R2E2 volumes should remain steady for another week. Late season varieties will continue to be harvested this week and into February.
 
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: 242,942 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°

In 2016 AMIA worked with major retailers to develop uniform quality standards for class 1 fruit. The 2016 Mango Industry Quality Standards are available to download here.

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

Hong Kong and Singapore

 
I recently visited Hong Kong and Singapore to meet with retailers, importers and government representatives involved in our 2016/17 promotional campaigns. The trip enabled a first-hand experience of how the individual activities including a mix of in store sampling, point of sale material, advertising, and sales incentive competition were being executed.
 
In addition it provided the opportunity for constructive feedback and conversation around how we can improve our performance in both markets. 
 
The campaigns will be finished in early February and a full report including recommendations for next year will be completed by early March.
For more information, please contact Treena Welch, Marketing Manager at Australian Mango Industry Association on: 0417 001 253 or marketing@mangoes.net.au.

Marketing

 

PR

It's been another busy week in the press office, with publications sharing recipes ahead of Australia Day festivities. That's Life! printed recipes for Australia Day flag pavlova and prawns on the barbie, whilst Donna Hay Fresh & Light shared recipes for mango, passionfruit and turmeric popsicles, mango and cashew bars, and mango, coconut and chilli salsa. Meanwhile Take 5 printed a recipe for sage ham steaks with mango, and Yours shared a recipe for dairy-free mango and coconut cheesecake. 
 
Online, the Bundaberg NewsMail published a story featuring Bundaberg grower, Derek Foley, about his newer variety, 'The Silky' mango. The ABC discussed fruit flies in Carnarvon online and on ABC radio, whilst they also broadcast and published an interview between grower, Melanie Groves, and Nagi Maehashi of RecipeTin Eats about her recent trip to the Groves Grown Tropical Fruits farm in Rockhampton. 

SOCIAL


YouTube foodies continue to share their favourite, delicious mango recipes with their communities! Annie Tarasova published a video to her 49,000 subscribers detailing how to make mango sorbet, whilst Cam & Nina shared a recipe video for mango popsicles with their 86,000 subscribers! 

Woolworths also posted a video to their Facebook page showing their community how to carve a beautiful mango flower.

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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385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea QLD

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