India is the largest producer of mangoes and account for over 60 percent of the world production, which was estimated to be 16.1 million tones. Indian mangoes is an exotic fruit with a tantalizing taste, the Indian mango has never ceased to be delight. Indian mangoes are extensively cultivated in groves that have rich and fertile soil.

India produces wide variety of mangoes. The Alphonso, Totapori, Badam, Neelam, Roomali, Lalbaug, Dashehri and Lengra are only few of the many varieties.

Mangoes are rich in Vitamin A and C.

Alphonso Mango

The most sought after fruit in the world, the Alphonso, popularly known as "The King of Mangoes", is grown only in India mainly in Ratnagiri, Devgarh, Bombay, Bangalore and Valsad.

Luscious and succulent, the Alphonso is irresistible to most people. Size Medium, Shape ovate oblique, base obliquely flattened; central shoulder and higher than dorsal. skin is medium thin, yellow. Taste is sweet; juice moderate to abundant. Sweet aroma with characteristics flavor, fibreless fruit. The fruit should be stored pre-cooled after harvesting and stored at 12-13 degree centigrade. The temperature should not go below 10.0 degree centigrade as this cause chilling injury. fruit keeping quality is good..

Availability: from March to June.

Did You Know?
  • The mango is a member of the Anachardiaceae family. Other distant relatives include the cashew, pistachio, Jamaica plum, poison ivy and poison oak.
  • The name 'mango' is derived from the Tamil word 'mangkey' or 'man-gay'. When the Portuguese traders settled in Western India they adopted the name as 'manga'.
  • The fumes from burning mango wood, leaves and debris can cause serious irritation to eyes and lungs.
  • Every part of the mango plant is beneficial and has been utilized in folk remedies in some form or another.
  • Many Southeast Asian kings and nobles had their own mango groves with private cultivars being sources of great pride and social standing.

Nutritional Facts

 (per 100gm of edible portion)
 Edible Portion (%)  74.00
 Protein (gm)  0.60
 Fat (gm) 0.40
 Minerals (gm) 0.40
 Fiber (gm) 0.70
 Carbohydrates (gm)  16.90
 Energy (cal)  74.00
 Calcium (mg)  14.00
 Phosphorous (mg) 16.00
 Iron (mg) 1.30
 Vitamin C (mg) 16.00
 Vitamin B (mg) 1.07
 Vitamin A (mg) 2743.00


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Nutritional Facts