During the season 2015, Mexico exported 260 thousand tons of mango to 92 countries around the world, most notably to the United States, Canada and Japan, states Mexico´s National Health, Food Safety and Quality Service Agency (SENASICA).
This volume represents an increase of 10 percent, relative the previous year, when 236,500 tons of this fruit they were sent to different international destinations.
During the 2015 season, 87,000,714 hectares of mango that participated in the Export Program in the states of Campeche, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca and Sinaloa, phytosanitary measures were applied for preventing fruit flies.
These entities generated the highest export volumes in compliance with the provisions of the Work Plan for Treatment and Certification of Mexican Mangoes for export to the United States and in the Operating Manual for the registration and verification of orchards for export hydrothermal treatment of the 2015 season.
These t actions is to consolidate Mexico as one of the leading mango exporters in the world, according to the instruction of the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food, José Calzada.
It is recalled that the main destination of Mexican mango is the United States, and that the 2015 season began in January and was successfully completed in August, to which was factor essential health work done by the technicians of SENASICA, as no batches were detected with live larvae border, so that no Mexican mango shipments were rejected.
This achievement stems from the joint work between SAGARPA experts, producers and packers, who to ensure the phytosanitary quality required by the US health authority, conducted trapping activities, sampling and field control.