MANGO PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRY IN INDONESIA

. , P. Santoso
East Java is the main producer province for mango in Indonesia. Besides Java, the prospectives zones for mango extension are South Sulawesi, South East Sulawesi, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara and East Kalimantan. Commercial varieties in Indonesia are Arumanis, Manalagi, Golek, Lalijiwo. These varieties are mostly produced in East Java, and Gedong, Indramayu which are produced in West Java. The main varieties sold for export market are Arumanis and Gedong. Within 1987 to 1996, the highest export volume in 1995 from Indonesia reached 694 ton to Taiwan, Singapore and Brunai Darussalam, but at that same year Indonesia also imported mango from Thailand and Australia by 45 ton. Pasuruan regency is the biggest production centre for mango in East Java, it contributed as much as 21.1% of the total mango production in East Java in 1996. There are not so many mango industry in East Java, even the raw material is abundant during the season, on volume and variety.

To support extension program of mango industry in Indonesia, it need a government involvement in preparing a complete packing house in several production centre, funding small farmers or entrepreneurs with low interest credit for improving cultivation management and increasing market connection for export, to secure the success of farming system on mango.

, . and Santoso, P. (2000). MANGO PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRY IN INDONESIA. Acta Hortic. 509, 51-58
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2000.509.2
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2000.509.2
East Java, export, extension effort, extension problems, mano production, and industry

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