Mango exports from India to South Africa increase

Published Jun 21, 2024

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India has secured access to export mangoes to South Africa, making it the first African nation to permit mango imports from India. The process involved scientific analysis and irradiation treatment of the fruits. As the world's leading mango producer, contributing half of the global production, India is set to increase its mango exports to South Africa. The export list will initially include Kesar and Alfonso mangoes, with other varieties offered at lower prices. Indian mango pulp has been available in South Africa for a long time as a fruit concentrate.
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Simmi Unnikrishnan, Deputy General Manager of APEDA of India, clarified that the country obtained access last year and that since then several efforts have been made to increase exports of mangoes to the African nation. "It was difficult to get permission from the South African government. There was a period when scientific analysis had to be done and the mangoes arrived after irradiation treatment," he explained. Unnikrishnan also highlighted India's leadership in the production of this fruit. "India is the largest producer of mangoes in the world. The country produces 50% of global production, with South Africa accounting for 17% of global mangoes," he ...
Source: MXfruit
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