Dominican Republic will see an increase in mango production

Published May 2, 2024

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Mango producers in the Dominican Republic are expecting a 15% increase in production for the upcoming season, reaching a total of 96,000 tons, with 39,000 tons expected to be exported. The increase is due to government support and efforts by private organizations. The country is planning to export mangoes to the United States, Spain, France, the UK, Costa Rica, and Panama. The Dominican Republic is known for producing various mango varieties and is now focusing on increasing the export of other products like avocado, pineapple, melon, and banana, mainly to North America and Europe. In 2022, the country surpassed Haiti in mango exports to the United States for the first time in 13 years, with 8,550 metric tons.
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Mango producers in the Dominican Republic expect a 15% increase in production this season compared to 2023. The boost is attributed to government support and work done by private organizations. Germán Báez, president of the Banileja Association of Mango Producers (Abapromango), told that exports will increase by 39,000 tons and will reach a combined total of 96,000 tons, including local consumption. The fruit will be shipped to countries such as the United States, Spain, France, the United Kingdom, Costa Rica and Panama. Dominican Republic is widely known for producing different varieties of mango such as Mingolo, Crema de Oro, Keitt, Kent, Palmer, Parvin, Madame Francis and one of the sweetest mangoes, Banilejo. Although exports of sugar cane, coffee, cocoa and tobacco stand out in its agricultural portfolio, other products are now resurfacing, such as mango, avocado, pineapple, melon and banana, mostly sent to North America and Europe. . It ...
Source: MXfruit
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