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ODDITY IN AUSTRALIA : Markets shocked by early arrival of green mangoes from the Northern Territory

ABC Rural By Matt Brann



Posted yesterday at 7:32pm



PHOTO: Green mangoes from the Northern Territory in the Sydney Markets this week. (Supplied: Vinh Nguyen)




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Green mangoes from the Northern Territory have arrived in the Sydney markets this week, surprising many at how early they are.






Wholesaler Vinh Nguyen said Asian restaurants had been quick to pounce, buying the unripe and sour fruits for pickling and green mango salads.









00:00 AUDIO: Vinh Nguyen says green mangoes have started arriving in the Sydney markets (ABC Rural)






He said the relatively high price was not affecting demand.


"Oh man, it's been absolutely crazy," he said.


"Everybody wants them, but no one can get them. We've had to ration them out very carefully to not start a major demand for them."




Mr Nguyen said quality…

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