Jamaica ships 4,7 tons of Julie and East Indian mangoes to UK

Source: Fresh Plaza

Approximately 4,7 tons of mangoes were shipped to the United Kingdom from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston today. The mangoes were exported by Jamaican fresh food producers Native Nature, Dussard Trading, Tropical Foods, Carita Jamaica Limited and Wah Gwaan Foods (Yam Man) Jamaica Limited.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the shipment, containing 320 boxes of Julie and 172 boxes of East Indian mangoes, is the second to the UK this month, following a seven-year absence from the market.

Jamaicaobserver.com reports that, on April 1, Wah Gwaan Foods shipped 13 boxes of East Indian and 74 boxes of Julie mangoes, totalling 609 kilograms, to the UK.