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 ???
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Alphonso (mango) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gifting mangoes is now easy with DHL Announcement / Corporate
May 19, 2011, 14:04 IST
Come this summer pamper your loved ones abroad with a box of delicious mangoes through DHL’s Express Easy Mango service, a unique one-stop-shop and hassle-free service for gifting mangoes all across the world.
This unique service by DHL Express, the world’s leading express company, allows customers to send mangoes from India across the world to the following countries Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxemburg, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar Singapore, Switzerland and Sweden.
Mangoes can be availed of free of cost by merely paying for the Air Express service. In addition, DHL Express assists customers with the necessary paperwork along with procurement of quality-grade Alphonso mangoes.
Commenting on the new service, Mr. R.S Subramanian, Country Head, DHL Express India said: “With the advent of the mango season, it is no wonder that DHL Express Ea…
The genetic engineering used in modifying mangoes is extremely similar to that of the papaya. This is because both mangoes and papayas posses the ACC (ACS2) gene. This gene is responsible for producing ethylene and the influence of ethylene on the fruit is that it controls the ripening and senescence after the fruit has been picked. The main purpose of this genetic modifying is to reduce the amount of ethylene produced and to lengthen the onset of this gas. Scientist extract this gene from ripe mango var 'Caraboa' and after they separate the gene it is then cloned and sequenced. They can then insert the isolated gene back in the genome and it will act as a disturbance to the enzyme calling for more ethylene to be produced. Alternately, an ACC deaminase gene is inserted and its function is to convert ACC into a different substance which results in less ethylene being produced. Since genetically modified mangoes are on the market, scientists are free to explore other more effic…