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28 January, 2022

Last days of annual mango comp

WITH only a few days left to submit an entry into The Express Newspaper’s Kensington Pride Mango Competition, other large specimens came in last week.

Leslie Jeff rey’s 1.385kg mango is now in second place, followed by Sophie and Geoff Dickinson from Mareeba with their mango (pictured) weighing 1.274kg which is in third place. Milan Maloberti of Mareeba leads the table with his 1.546kg mango. 

If you have a mango and wish to enter your largest KP, bring it in to The Express offi ce at 186 Byrnes Street. The mango must be weighed on digital scales and tasted by Managing Director Carl Portella. 

Growers – be they commercial or residential – can enter their mangoes until 31 January. 

First place in the competition will take home $500, with second place to receive $300 and third place $200, courtesy of major sponsors Lindsay Rural and FNQ Growers.


  • Milan Maloberti: 1.546kg 
  • Leslie Jeff rey: 1.385kg
  • Sophie and Geoff Dickinson: 1.274kg 
  • Sam Gambino: 1.244kg
  • Brianna Jones: 1.140kg 
  • Western Hilditch: 1.135kg 
  • Anthony Simonato: 1.128kg 
  • Western Hilditch: 1.018kg 
  • Guy Everett Devlin: 1.050kg

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