Prices have dropped as low as PHP10 a kilo © AFP/GettyImages
Prices have dropped as low as PHP10 a kilo © AFP/GettyImages

Philippine government steps in over mango glut

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
26 June 2019

Mango growers in the Philippines have asked for government support after prices for the fruit plummeted due to overproduction.

This year’s harvest has seen “an unusual increase” – in Luzon overproduction has reached 2m kilos – and prices have dropped to as low as 10 Philippine pesos (20c).

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