Canned Mangos are alimentary products made from peeled, stemmed, fresh, sound, and clean mangoes. Canning is a preserving food method by stealing in cans and then heating it a temperature that destroy contaminating microorganisms. As canning, the method of preserving food from spoilage in containers that are hermetically and sterilized by heating. This process was invented after the research from Nicolas Appert of France in 1809. After that in 1810 Peter Durand of England patented started use of tin-coated iron cans instead of bottles. This makes the trend of canned food in food and beverages industry. In today’s food and beverages canning is become very important and safe method for preserving mangoes. The canning provides shelf life range from ranging from one to five years. There are lots of categories of canned mangoes including canned mango pulps, canned mango slice, canned mango dice and many more. Canned mango is are available in different types and made with the esteemed alphonso variety mangoes. These are packed with or without the suitable liquid packing medium, nutritive sweeteners, seasoning and flavouring ingredients. This market has seen strong growth in future because of increasing adoption of packaging foods while travelling.
The canned mango entrepreneurs must be aware of market of canned food products as well sourcing of raw materials to be used in making the products. The entrepreneur can hire highly skilled employees for process but must be able to work out product costing as the canned food market is very competitive. A science graduate or technocrat is preferable to run the unit efficiently and economically. This become a very important factor in manufacture industry to remain leading companies more competitive. The canned mango is available in different type of styles which includes canned mango slice, canned mango dice, canned mango halves, canned mango pieces. The canned mangoes packaging are done as regular packaging and solid packaging. And the major distribution channels for canned mangoes includes supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, independent retailers, online sales. The players of canned mangoes Lizaz Agro Fresh Foods Company (India), Hak Agro Foods (India), Vadilal (India), Jadli Foods (India), Rama Agro Foods Private Limited (India), Trimurti Foodtech Pvt. Ltd. (India), Ammu Inc (India), Uppin Food Products (India), Sunrise Naturals Private Limited (India), Ayam Brand (Singapore), Del Monte Foods (United States), Harshad Mango Products Limited (India), Heinz Watties Ltd. (New Zealand), The Mango Factory (United States), Foods & Inns Ltd. (India), Harshad Mango Products Pvt. Ltd. (India), Kelkar Canning Pvt. Ltd. (India), Kiril Mischeff (United Kingdom).
Manufacturing Process and Raw Material Analysis
The canned mangoes manufacturers need to be met some requirements including production method is with hygienic conditions according to the GSO standards, canned mangoes will have flavour and odour characteristics, canned mangoes contained colour should be characteristics flavour of the mangoes and other substance. The packaging industry plays very important role in canned processing. Where, in canned mangoes solid packing covers 70% percent market and 30% market regular packing. As Mango processing industry is poorly diversified and mainly in the form of drying and nectar production. But the industrial processing of mango beverages is developing with semi industrial and increasing number of artisanal units with an average production of mangoes. The lack of adequate post-harvest techniques and low level of processing is hampering the growth of the market. The canned mangoes the raw material is used are majorly Kent, Lippens, or Keitt by using natural preservatives and processing. The major parameters evaluated such as hygienic, nutritional and sensorial qualities in the final products. There is flow diagram for the manufacturing process of the canned mangoes.
The major driver for the growth of the canned mango are growing production of mangoes and stronger demand for packaged food and healthy lifestyles. As India is a largest producer of mangoes, from which Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Gujrat, Maharashtra and Karnataka are the leading producers of the mango in India. India is produces over 40% of mangoes across the globe. And India exported mangoes to UAE, Bangladesh, UK, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal. But in 2019, 70% crop loss because of cold weather, for this India lose export market. The production is down around 70% as compared to last year because of fluctuation in weather conditions. These are some parameters which are highly impacting the production of canned mangoes in India.
The food processing sector is one of the leading industries in India & stands at 5th rank in terms of production, consumption & exports. In FY15, food processing sector stood around USD258 billion. In FY16, food processing sector contributed around 8 per cent to India’s GDP through manufacturing. India’s packaged food (including canned foods) market is defined as around USD 50 billion in FY2017. Indian food and retail market is projected to touch USD 482 billion from present USD 258 billion.
The small size players majorly cover the canned mangoes market across the globe. In India there is increasing number of small size players and increasing number of new market entrants. There are few barriers for entering into canned mango market because it required high initial investment for skilled labour and high number of machinery, access to distribution channels, raw material cost disadvantages. As in India mangoes production is high in whole world, therefore in future many big players are aiming to build their manufacturing plant in India only, which saves their raw material transportation cost. And this is also the reason behind the growing number on new entrants in this market.