Mango disaster: Pakistan unclear over export technique


Harvest Tradings Director Ahmad Jawad has mentioned expats dwelling within the US may as soon as once more ponder whether they’ll have the ability to purchase Pakistani mangoes from their native grocery shops.

“Pakistan has been working for a very long time to faucet into the American market with its top quality mangoes. The circumstances and necessities set for Pakistani mango exports to the US have made it a expensive matter.”

Though Pakistan has its personal irradiation plant in Lahore – M/s Paras Meals – underneath a three way partnership of Pakistan Horticulture Improvement and Export Firm (PHDEC), nevertheless it has not been accredited by america Division of Agriculture (USDA) but.

Nonetheless, Islamabad and Washington agreed that irradiation was one of the best remedy. To facilitate this, the USDA created a primary of its sort system to permit secure import and irradiation of Pakistani mangoes within the US, however this feature is economically not viable for Pakistani exporters.  

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