The MSAMB has promoted the organisation of Mango growers in the name of Mahamango. In order to boost the export of Alphonso mangoes as well as for domestic marketing, "MAHAMANGO", a co-operative partnership society has been established on 8th March, 1991. The head office of Mahamango located at Kudal, Dist. Sindhudurg. For export of mangoes, facilities like pre-cooling, cold-storage, pack house, grading packing line etc. are available at the facility centre of Mahamango. For erection of this facility, the financial assistance was given by APEDA, New Delhi and the Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board, Pune. To motivate the activities of Mahamango, new body has been appointed on 13th February, 2002. In the Mango season - 2002, total 42 MTs Alphonso mangoes were processed by using this facility of Mahamango and supplied to the various exporters for export (Deemed Export).In the month of April 2004, the Chinese delegation had visited and inspected Mahamango Facility Center and agreed to import Alphonso Mangoes to China, which is an unique packhouse ceritifed by the China delegation(AQSIQ department), the team has also visited the mango orchards in the Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri district. So it helps to export huge quantity of alphonso mangoes to China in the forthcoming Mango Season.This facility/pack house is also certified by APEDA, New Delhi for export purpose.
Similarly the pack house of Jaikisan Bhajipala Utpadak Sahakari Sanstha, Aurangabad is a;lso get permission for export of kesar mangoes to China.This year MSAMB has exported 6.5 MTs Kesar mangoes to Hong Kong. The mangoes were treat with Hot Water Treatement (48°C for 1Hr). The consignment was reached in good condition. Similarly MANGROW association has been formed for export of Kesar mangoes from Aurangabad district.
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