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Those who love mangoes surely know the importance of knowing its history. We should definitely know everything about our favourite fruits and interesting tales about them. Mangoes are rightfully called super fruits for their nutritional composition. India is by far the world’s largest producer of mangoes, wherein the produced mangoes range in 1500 different varieties. Hapus (Alphonso), Kesar, Chaunsa, Badam, Rajapuri and a few others are most popular. India is known for producing around 20 million tonnes of mangoes annually and the nation also exports the highest amount of mangoes to other countries. Hapus is one of the highly consumed Indian mango worldwide and it is famous for its aromatic pulp, sweetness and texture, but did you know that these fruits don’t have their origin in India? Hapus were brought to India between 1550 and 1575 CE. There are also interesting tales about other types such as Kesar and Rajapuri. Check out tales about these luscious fruits. And if you want to get your hands on farm fresh mangoes, then order on AamWall.com. You can easily get the home delivery of delicious mangoes.

Story of Alphonso (Hapus)

Alphonso’s also commonly called the Hapus mangoes, which were named after Afonso de Albuquerque, a renowned Portuguese general and military expert who helped establish Portuguese colonies in India during 1503. Alphonso is also one of the most expensive varieties of mangoes in India, mainly grown in the western region. Afonso introduced Indian’s the grafting method on the Mango plant. That’s how people in India started producing the mangoes which he brought along during his tour. With around 205 varieties of mangoes produced in the Western Ghats alone, Maharashtra is popularly known for producing the Devgad and Ratnagiri Alphonso mango.

Story of Kesar mango

These mangoes were grown in 1931 by Junagadh Wazir Sale Bhai in Vanthali. These are said to have been known as Kesar since 1934, when the Nawab of Junagadh Muhammad Mahabat Khan III called this mango – Kesar because of its color, beauty, texture and aroma. Kesar mangoes usually have dark to medium orange colored pulp. Kesar in Hindi means saffron, probably the fruit was named after Saffron because of its color. These mangoes are usually grown in the North Konkan region, Dhule, Jalgaon and Nandurbar in Nasik district, Aurangabad district and Marathwada.

Story Of Pairi Mangoes

Pairi is one the popular varieties of mangoes which are found early in the market when mango season starts in India. These are juicy, fibrous fruits with unique flavours and fragrance. Majority of Indian’s like to have these mangoes for making recipes, aam ras or juices. These are also one of the most expensive varieties after Hapus and they are grown mainly in western India.

Story of Vanraj mango

These mango varieties are known for attracting people with their purple skin, bright yellow flesh. One who eats it doesn’t ever forget the sweet and sour flavour of the fruit. This type of mango was apparently found after a few locals experimented with the drafting. These mangoes come in the markets during the mid-summer. Mango sellers like these varieties because of their good shelf lives. These are mainly produced in the North Konkan region and Nasik.

Stary of Rajapuri Mango

Rajapuri mangoes are green in color, they have small size seeds and usually are large in size. These are extremely juicy fruits and rich in taste. Rajapuri mangoes have spotless yellow, orange and red skin. Mainly found mainly in Aurangabad district. The raw Rajapuri mangoes are also popular for making pickle

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