The Philippines will export fresh mangoes to Dubai which are produced by Isabela farmers.
“The maiden mango export trip on May 23 came a result of the 21st National Mango Congress hosted by Isabela Provincial Government and held at the Isabela State University in Echague, Isabela on March 19 – 21, 2019”, Virginia dela Fuente, Philippine Mango Industry Foundation Incorporated president said.
Based on the Philippines Information Agency report, there are 1,,200-kilogram fresh native mangoes or 75 boxes from Isabela that have been shipped to Dubai via Cebu Pacific.
“Dela Fuente said she hopes that this will encourage the public particularly the farmers to venture in planting export quality mangoes”.
Moreover, Mango farmers are encouraged to produce more fresh mangoes through the help of the PhilMango Industry Foundation Incorporated in marketing mango products in other parts of the world.
Also, Gov. Faustino G. Dy III said that “the proper labeling of mangoes and mango products for export to other countries so that buyers will know that it came from the Province of Isabela”.
It is important to note that the new foreign market in Dubai for Philippine mangoes, is an opportunity in generating local employment and more income for Mango farmers.