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King of Fruit Flavor Goes Year-Round

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Rich in blood-pressure-lowering minerals like magnesium and potassium, and a compound known as mangiferin, which early studies suggest may help in reducing inflammation of the heart, mangos have been called the King of Fruits. And for good reason. Mangos, with their lush woody tang and creamy soft, high-fiber texture, are considered to be one of the most

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US Cherry Producers See Increased Demand in Mexico

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS When Mexico first began importing cherries from the northwestern U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and Montana 15 years ago, the initial sales were relatively small, barely 6,000 cartons in 2004. But as Mexico’s appreciation of the fleshy little cerises increased, so did the demand for the fruits. In 2018, Mexico imported an unprecedented 200,000 crates

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