This mango needs no introduction in Andhra Pradesh. For many mango lovers in Hyderabad, Bangapalli is the first thing that comes to their mind when they think of mangoes. This variety is usually firm, fibreless and has a shiny skin. It is very sweet and supremely delicious.
Alphonso too one does not need an introduction to us Indians! Alphonso mango is considered to be among the most superior varieties of the mangoes in terms of sweetness, richness and flavour. These come from select farms in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Alphonso mangoes have a rich, creamy, tender texture and are low in fibre content,with a delicate, creamy pulp.
This mango variety is known for its natural flavour and rich taste. Most of the mangoes of this variety are 3"-4" long. Natural ripening takes about 7-8 days. When ripe colour of the skin acquires a pale yellow shade but for the most part remains green. The inside of the mango however is bright yellow when ripe. This variety is very popular in North India and is considered to be of Lucknow origin.
Kesar mangoes are famous for their fruit quality, pulp colour, taste & good shelf life. Kesar mangoes are mostly grown in Gujarat, Western India. Kesar Mangoes are commonly known as the queen of Mangoes. This variety is slightly smaller in size as compared to the Alphonso mango variety but offers a unique taste.
This is the most popular juice mango from the Andhra Pradesh region of India. Fibrous, sweet and juicy, its juices are squeezed out and stored to use after the summer.
This is a hybrid variety of Neelum and Dasheri. Ripening takes 10 to 14 days. Taste of this variety is very sweet and gets a little tangy closer to the seed (gutli). This is a fiber less variety and is bright orange inside when ripe.
Himayat mangoes are prized by connoisseurs for its unique taste. Known for its unique aftertaste, it is touted to have a taste that can challenge the Alphonso.