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Moroccan mango imports have increased enormously in recent years

Fresh Mango
Fruits
Morocco
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 23, 2023

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Moroccan mango imports are rapidly increasing, having doubled since 2017, with the country poised to break its own import record this year. Despite having the climate to grow mangoes, Morocco harvests only 100-400 tons annually and is almost completely dependent on imports to meet demand, with the majority coming from Sub-Saharan Africa, Peru, Brazil, Spain, and now Egypt. Importers turn to Spain for mangoes in the fall, after which African countries take over.
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EastFruit reports that the popularity of mangoes among Moroccan consumers is increasing, with the country poised to break its own import record this year. Moroccan mango imports have doubled since 2017 and in the first nine months of 2023 have already reached almost the same level as the entire previous year. Morocco is not one of the largest mango importers in the world. It ranks 23rd. However, it has one of the fastest growing import figures in the world, after China, Jordan and Brunei. From 2017 to 2022, Moroccan mango imports increased by an average of 15% per year, while the three countries mentioned above saw increases of 30%, 66% and 39% respectively. The United States, the Netherlands and Germany, which together with China are the four largest mango buyers in the world, only saw their imports increase by 4%, 6% and 1% respectively. Morocco imported a total of 12,600 tons of mangoes in 2022 and 12,400 tons in January-September this year. These numbers may also include some ...
Source: AGF
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