My Mango Weekly Roundup - the latest forecasts and market news
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18 October 2016
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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. 

If you are a grower and have not already submitted your forecast for the season, or if your forecast has changed please provide this to us.

Click to view crop forecast online

Regional Reports

 

Darwin and Katherine

Harvest is increasing across the region. Some scattered isolated showers have been present over the past week, but generally conditions have been good for picking and fruit ripening.

In Katherine, small volumes have been picked and dispatched from early picking. Harvest volumes will build in late October and throughout November.
 

Kununurra

Harvest is still slow at the moment with only early picking in some orchards.  
 

Burdekin and Bowen

Some early R2E2 are getting close to harvest. Extended flowering and fruit set has trees with fruit at various growth stages. Principal harvest remains on track to commence in mid- November.
 

Mareeba and Dimbulah

Fruit set has been reasonably good across the region, but some orchards have a lighter crop. Crop harvest of early fruit is predicted to commence in early December with large volumes from mid-December to February / March for late season varieties.
 

South East and Central Queensland

Flowering and fruit set across this diverse region has been mixed. While some growers are reporting good fruit set, others are reporting fruit set below their expectations.

The AMIA team will add to these regional descriptions as more information becomes available.
 

Crop Flow

Last week’s dispatched tray volumes from Darwin and Katherine: 31,663 trays.

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*. To view the complete price data for last week, or view daily prices, please click here.

*7kg

Marketing

 

PR

Between recipes, grower interviews, and seasonal forecasts, it's been a big week for Aussie Mangoes PR! Summery smoothie recipes and mango desserts were published at nine.com.au and Delicious magazine, a Moroccan spiced prawn kebab recipe was shared on Yahoo!7, and Women's Fitness published our very own recipes for caramelised chicken and mango stir fry, and mango salad with seeds and quinoa!

Meanwhile, Marie Piccone of Manbulloo was interviewed by the Katherine Times, whilst ABC Rural online news and radio broadcasts have been discussing the forecasted 8 million trays with their audiences around the nation. 

Social

This week, we will be sending out mango kits to 15 of Australia's most popular health food social media influencers. The baskets contain everything the mango-lovers will need to pack up a picnic and head to the beach for juicy, fresh mangoes, along with a sign and toothpick flags so they can share their support for the #mangoemojiplease campaign! So, keep an eye out on Instagram for a lot more mango celebrations in the coming days and weeks. 

Visit Aussie Mangoes on Facebook or Instagram for more.

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

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°

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

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385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea QLD

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