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QATAR SUPERMARKET OFFERS MANGO LOVERS MORE VARIETIES (85) THAN ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD ....

Lulu Mango festival lines up 85 delicious varieties











Saturday, 18 May 2013





Doha: Lulu Hypermarket Group, as part of their promotion calendar, has launched Mango Festival (Mango Mania) from Thursday. 




All the Lulu outlets in Qatar have made it convenient for the connoisseurs of this exotic fruit to taste the versatility, and to buy the best taste that suits their palate. 




The idea behind the festival was to introduce various varieties of mangoes and to make it popular among the local community and in the Middle East.








This year a variety of more than 85 popular and delicious mangoes from the US, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Sudan, Yemen, Pakistan, Egypt, Kenya, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka are on display. 





Organic, Kent, Palmer, Tommy Atkins, Manalagai, Cengkir, Harum Manis, Long Mango, Kesat, Grape Mango, Sundhari, Sindhooram, Nadan, Panchavarnam, Vazhakoombu, Neelam, Kader, Kazhaled, Chenkal Varikka, Rumali, Kilichundan, Mallika, Malgova, Kalapadi, Himapasanth, …

CENTRAL FLORIDA MANGO TREE WITH FRUIT SET ...

Yes!


You read the headline correctly.


This mango tree is located at 2340 Derbyshire Road, Maitland, Florida 32751








About 15 miles NORTH of Orlando, Florida !!!!





If you strain, you can see fruit setting which are currently (May 17, 2013) about the size of golf balls.


Experts, claim that mangoes do not grow in the ground north of Lake Okochobee, Florida.







Here is living proof that this mango tree weathered temperatures in the low 30s this year and it looks like there will be fruit!!!


































I promise to meet the owner and follow the development of the fruit and report back...