Alphonso Mango, The king of Indian mangoes, the Alphonso mango from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and adjoining areas in Maharashtra, had already acquired the GI tag October 3, 2018 from the government. It is grown across the 200-kilometre-long Konkan coastline in Devgad and Ratnagiri. They are evergreen trees that mainly considered seasonal fruit, as they are available in a large quantity during the months between mid-April to June.
Alphonso mangoes have a rich, creamy, tender texture and delicate, juicy pulp which is the main reason for their demand. The Pulp of the Alphonso mango is mainly used in making sorbet, ice cream, lassi, soufflé, mousse, puree and juice. The Alphonso is a seasonal fruit, available mid-April through the end of June. The fruits generally weigh between 150 and 300 grams, have a rich, creamy, tender texture and delicate, non-fibrous, juicy pulp.
- The pulp is firm, fibreless with excellent orange colour, It is best suitable for fruit processing activities.
- The skin of an Alphonso mango turns golden-yellow with a tinge of red across the top of the fruit.
- The Alphonso Mango has a strong and distinctive aroma that is often described as floral or fruity.
- Alphonso’s are the most expensive varieties of mango that are cultivated in India.
BENEFITS OF MANGO
• May help prevent diabetes
• Improve Hair and Skin Health
• Gives Skin a Healthy Glow
• Improves Your Immune System
• Helps With Digestion
• Keeps Your Eyesight Sharp
• May Help Reduce Cancer Risk
• May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease
• May Help Treat Diabetes
• May Treat Anemia
• May Aid Weight Loss
• May Promote Liver Health