Mango is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines. India is the first mango producer in the world and therefore the export ratio of mango from India is significantly high.
Mangoes, also known as the’ King of fruits’ cultivated in South Asia for thousands of years.
It interesting to know that half of the world’s mangoes cultivated in India alone. They known for their rich taste and sweet flavor.
Varieties of mangoes for export from India
India is producing almost 40 percent of the mango around the world and the most important production regions of India are: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, West Bengal, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh.
There are many varieties of mangoes grown in India including Alphonso, Badami, Dashari, Kesar, Raspuri, Chaunsa, Mankurad, Neelam etc.
From among more than 1,000 varieties of mangoes in India, the Alphonso is the most popular and known as “the king of mangoes”.
The Indian mango exported to many countries around the world such as UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Nepal, UK, etc.
The benefits of Indian mango
Indian mango has got vitamins such as A, E, B6 and C as well as different kinds of carotenoids which cause the strengthening of the immunization system in the body.
Indian mango has lots of other benefits such as lowering cholesterol, cleansing the skin, preventing cancer, boosting immunity, regulating diabetes, etc.
Mango is also good for pregnant women for it contains high levels of iron that is useful for fetal development and the treatment of anemia in pregnant women.
It contains high levels of fiber and water that is useful in preventing constipation during pregnancy.
Potassium and magnesium in mango are useful for preventing preeclampsia or high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Vitamin B6 in mango fruit reduces nausea and vomiting in the morning during pregnancy.