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Kesar Mango

Kesar Mango

Kesar variety of mangoes are considered to be one of the best mangoes, which are famous for their fruit quality, attractiveness fruit and pulp colour, taste & good shelf life. Kesar mangoes are mostly grown in Gujarat, Western India. Kesar Mangoes are commonly known as the queen of Mangoes. This variety is slightly smaller in size as compared to the Alphonso mango variety but offers a unique taste.

Alphonso and Kesar mangoes from India are available at many specialty grocery stores across the USA.

 

The USDA requires that mangoes from India be irradiated to prevent the introduction of invasive fruit flies that are prevalent in India and threaten American agriculture.


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Alphonso Mango

Alphonso Mango

Alphonso (known as Hapoos हापूस in Marathi) is a seasonal mango cultivar that is considered as one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. It has considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in western India. It is a seasonal fruit with each mango weighing between 150g and 300g each. This variety of mango has a very short season of about two months from the end of March till end May when the monsoon sets in the Konkan Region.

 



 
 

 

 
   

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