fbpx

Price of premium mangoes rises as supplies dwindle

Extreme weather has hurt the supply of Sein Ta Lone (diamond solitaire) mangoes, causing their price to double from last year, according to a mango growers association. In the past two months, severe storms have damaged mature mangoes and mango trees in Shan State, while in other states, soaring temperatures are affecting the size of […]

Untimely harvesting damages reputation of popular fruit

Fruit wholesalers based at the Muse 105th Mile Trade Zone are advising growers to only harvest Sein Ta Lone mangoes when they are properly ripe. It has been urged to pick and sell Sein Ta Lone mangoes only when they are ripe, according to the statement by fruit wholesaler at Muse 105 mile on March […]

MFVP pushes opening of more fruit export channels

The Myanmar Fruit, Flower, and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association (MFVP) suggested three measures to expand the watermelon market and control market prices at the 22nd regular meeting of Vice President 1 and entrepreneurs. The suggestions were put forward by MFVP vice president U Myint Sein at the meeting held recently at the UMFCCI office. […]

Mandalay modernises chamber in bid to draw investments

THE business chamber in Mandalay, Myanmar’s northern economic hub, is undertaking modernisation through a partnership programme with a regional chamber of commerce in Germany. The German IHK Reutlingen (Industrie und Handelskammer Reutlingen) is currently undertaking a three-year agreement with the Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI) to restructure the latter and modernise its […]

Watermelon, muskmelon income accounted for 80 per cent of fruit and vegetables exports

Watermelon and muskmelon made up 80 per cent of the income earned from fruits and vegetables exported to foreign countries, according to the Commerce Ministry. During the 2015-2016 fiscal year, fruit and vegetable exports accounted for about US$93million in income, with export values of about US$60milllion from watermelon and about 20 million form muskmelon, said […]