Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

A drought without incessant rains or severe storms has been a positive for four mango-producing districts in Bangladesh’ Rajshahi division, but the region’s farmers are yet to see good fortune.  Mango trees on 83,673 hectares of land in Natore, Naogaon, Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj are expected to yield 852,000 tons of mangoes this year. According to […]

Orchard in Cumilla bears three new variety of mangoes

A mango orchard in Cumilla has seen the introduction of three new variety of mangoes in the country. The mangoes were found at Euro-Bangla Agro Farm, owned by Mohammed Bahadour, an Italian expatriate in Myra village under Langalcourt in Cumilla. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. He planted the mango […]

Mangoes’ export potential  

Published: May 30, 2021 21:10:21 The resumption of mango export from Bangladesh after a gap of one year, plagued by Covid-19, is filled with good omen. The farmers and exporters are evidently happy, so are the government authorities involved directly in the whole process. Notable among them is the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). The […]

Rajshahi mangoes being exported to UK

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Export of mangoes to the UK from Rajshahi started today with the first consignment of three tonnes of the sweet summer fruit sent to Dhaka for packaging. A group of mango producers in the district’s Bagha upazila sent the mangoes to Dhaka in the afternoon for due procedures, said Shafiullah Sultan, an agriculture officer of […]

4 European countries to get Rajshahi mangoes

4 European countries to get Rajshahi mangoes

Around 333 tonnes of mangoes from Rajshahi is expected to be exported to four European countries this season, officials said. Abdul Awal, deputy director of the Department of Agricultural Extension, confirmed, saying the mangoes will be exported to Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. ‘We have selected four varieties — Khirshapat, Langra, Amropaly and Totamury — […]

Europe to soon feast on luscious Bangladeshi mangoes

Europe to soon feast on luscious Bangladeshi mangoes

Mango has been cultivated in more than 5,000 orchards in Satkhira this season with a production target of 40,000 tons Dhaka Tribune Some 4,000kg of Himsagar have been sent to Italy, France and London under a special project called SaFal  The supple flesh and intense flavour of the luscious mango from Bangladesh’s Satkhira district are […]

Europe to soon feast on luscious Bangladeshi mangoes

Europe to soon feast on luscious  Bangladeshi mangoes

The supple flesh and intense flavour of the luscious mango from Bangladesh’s Satkhira district are all set to drive Europeans mad.   Yes, the beginning of mango exports from Bangladesh for the 2021 season has finally started, with the first consignment of the Himsagar variety leaving for three European countries on Friday.   Some 4,000 […]

Mangoes start arriving in Rajshahi markets

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Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts have set the target to export 300 tons of mangoes to different European and Middle East countries during the current harvesting season Rajshahi, the mango capital of Bangladesh is now crowded with  mango traders as the growers have been coming with huge amounts of the delicious fruit to the market since […]