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INDIA 2016 : Karnataka Eyes US, Malaysia for Mango Export

Sat,23 Apr 2016

BENGALURU: At a time when the state government is looking at the United States of America (USA) and Malaysia as potential markets to export mangoes, exporters have advised it to go slow with the plans saying it is not the right time.

 According to them, there is no demand for Karnataka mangoes in the international market now as it is flooded with mangoes from North Indian states and also other countries. “The state is planning export 10,000 tonnes of mangoes to the USA and Malaysia. Earlier, the state was exporting mangoes to the Middle East, Singapore and European countries. This year, along with these countries, it will also be exported to the US and Malaysia,” said Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Limited (KSMDMCL) chairperson Kamalakshi Rajanna. 

S V Vijay, a partner of Sai Diaries, which exports mangoes to Dubai, Singapore and European countries, said, “In Europe, mangoes (Alphonso and Kesar) which was 11 pounds (`1,012) per kg has reduced to 4.5 pounds (`414) per kg.

We need to wait until June. We should export mangoes at the right time,” he added. 

Speaking to reporters on the sideline of a one-day workshop organised by KSMDMCL in association with Horticulture Department on Friday, Kamalakshi said that in 2015-16, 4,500 mango growers in Karnataka had registered with Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA). According to her, there is a demand for Alphonso and Kesar varieties of mango outside the country. 

Mango Mela at different places this time, Mango Melas will be organised at various parts of the city including Lalbagh, Malleswaram Grounds, near IT-BT companies and at all major bus stations. This is expected to be in second or third week of May and it will go on for one month..

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While "Flavor" is very subjective, and each country that grows mangoes is very nationalistic, these are the mango varieties that are the most sought after around the world because of sweetnesss (Brix) and demand.

The Chaunsa has a Brix rating in the 22 degree level which is unheard of!
Carabao claims to be the sweetest mango in the world and was able to register this in the Guiness book of world records.
Perhaps it is time for a GLOBAL taste test ???

In alphabetical order by Country....



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…

7 Medicinal Properties Of Mango Leaves That You Aren’t Aware Of!

By admin

• On December 11, 2016 • 

Many of us know how delicious mangoes are!

Basically, mangoes are very nutritious and healthy to eat regularly, where not only just kids but also adults love to eat. These mangoes are only found in the large areas of India and it is said to be the hub of mangoes where huge quantities of mangoes are exported from this country to all the countries.

When we look into mango leaves­ they’re basically like the all other leaves i.e. green in color.
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Mango leaves are rich in:
Vitamin A
Vitamin B
Vitamin C
Also rich in flavonoids and phenols
Have powerful antioxidant properties

These were just the qualities of these leaves­ now we’ll understand about the importance of these leaves and the medical impact on the human body.

1. Diabetes

These leaves are rich in tannins called anthocyanidins­ useful for treating diabetes in the early stage.
The method of using these leaves is simple­ first w…