Most Expensive Mangoes To Date
Among thousands of varieties of mangoes, it can be really difficult to choose the must-haves. While having an ambition to try all the types is appreciable, it might not be a practical one. This blog will list the top 10 mango varieties that India has to offer. So, what are you waiting for? Buy mango fruit online today!
Season – March (end) to May
When it comes to flavour, appearance and richness, you can never think beyond Alphonso – the king of mangoes. Grown mainly in the western parts of India, this super-expensive, rare, luxury food item has a royal feel about it. The price of 12 pieces can range between Rs 1000 and Rs 4000, depending on the grade, shape, size, and texture.
Season – Start from end of May (Just after the Alphonso season)
This special variety is mainly found in North India, Pakistan, and Nepal. Known for its sweet taste, Dasheri is exported to Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Philippines. The price starts from Rs 300 per kg.
Season – June to August
This popular variety is mainly produced in Lucknow, Kaimganj, and Varanasi. Chaunsa is extremely popular in India and Pakistan. The per-kg price usually varies from Rs 80 to Rs 100.
Season – Starts from the end of April
Also known as ‘pride of Gujarat’, Kesar is a popular mango variety in the Indian market. Grown mainly in Gujarat, the average price is around Rs 250 per dozen. The export-quality ones can cost as much as Rs 2500 per dozen.
Season – April to June
Also known as ‘Karnataka’s own Alphonso’, the taste, texture, and smell of Badami is similar to that of Alphonso. The price is usually around Rs 50 per kg.
Season – Mid-June
Green, small, round, and sweet, Langra is perfect for sucking the juicy pulp directly from the fruit. This variety is grown mainly in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal. The price is usually around Rs 50 per kg.
Season – April to June
Locally known as ‘Banganapalli’, this fibre-less mango variety comes from Andhra Pradesh. The price of this whitish-yellow mango is usually around Rs 40 per kg.
Season – March to mid-August
Totapuri mango, grown in Andhra Pradesh, is a big, thick-skinned variety with a pointed end. Also known as ‘Bangalora’, ‘Sandersha’, ‘Kallamai’, ‘Kili Mooku’, ‘Collector’, ‘Mukku’, ‘Gilli’, and ‘Thevadiyamuthi’, this special type comes for a per-kg price ranging between Rs 40 and Rs 90.
Season – Best ones are available from mid-June
This is a very good-looking mango variety that comes with a reddish tint. The best Neelam mangoes come from Andhra Pradesh and are priced around Rs 30 per kg
Season – From June
Amrapali is a popular hybrid between Neelam and Dasheri. The per-kg price of this variety is usually around Rs 20.
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