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Here is why 11000 Alphonso mangoes were offered at Lord Ganesha temple in Pune

Bhaskar News | May 05, 2014, 13:21PM IST

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Pune: Following a tradition, nearly 11000 Alphonso mangoes were offered in prayers to Lord Ganesha at a temple on Akshaya Tritiya.

There is an old tradition of offering the fruit to Lord Ganesha first and then having the mangoes for self. The Desai brothers of Pune offered 11000 mangoes at a temple of Lord Ganesha.

It is notable that famous Alphonso mangoes were not fitting in the budget of common people till date. But as Europe has imposed a ban on import of the fruit, common man is now able to enjoy the fruit.

There were reports about the prices of premium quality mangoes declining by about Rs. 500 per box (each containing 4 to six dozen mangoes) that the regular Rs. 3,000.

Here is why 11000 Alphonso mangoes were offered at Lord Ganesha temple in Pune

Bhaskar News | May 05, 2014, 13:21PM IST

However, the bad news doesn’t stop here only as there is considerable possibility that the Middle East market including Dubai may also get saturated in the coming few weeks.

Desai Brothers Limited is a US $ 100 million company with diversified business operations in chemicals,tobacco processing and finance.

The company was founded 102 years ago in Pune by Shri Haribhai V Desai .

Strong emphasis of networking with growers on one hand and eqaully strong distribution network has made Mother’s Recipe brand amongst the top three brands in India.

The company is piloted by Shri. Natubhai H Desai, Chairman and Shri Nitinbhai R Desai, Vice Chairman & Managing Director.

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Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be 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 Kokan region of western India.

 It is in season April through May and the fruit wei…

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