Why Is alphonso mango costly?
Alphonso Mango is a King of all fruits in India and Worldwide.
Hapus Mango is majorly grown in Maharashtra. Our beloved Alphonso Mango is now GI tag certified for Maharashtra Konkan Region.
Which is grown in Sindhudurga(Devgad), Ratnagiri, Thane, Raigad, & Palghar districts only. It is known for its peculiar mesmerizing sweet, tangy, delicious taste. Our Alphonso mangoes are naturally ripened without any chemicals like Calcium carbide.
Know more about artificially ripened Alphonso Mangoes Hapus Mango Fruit cultivation is very susceptible to mother nature. In the current scenario, there were multiple storms, rains, and differences in the climate at various stages.
So it changed the cycle of Alphonso Mangoes earlier. We used to deliver our first box in November on Diwali.
But For so many years now, it has got a delayed cycle. There are lots of natural problems which impact the harvesting. Our website helps you to choose online from the range of mangoes like:
With our stringent policies, we harvest mangoes only on Brahma Muhurta, which starts at 3.10. We stop before sunrise, which generally happens between 6.30 am to 6.50 am.
As per our policy, we harvest only hand-harvested mangoes means that it is 70 % to 75% ripe; only they are near ripe and matured; hence they are harvested. Among this harvest, we sort it by our strict sorting and grading principles, wherein we reject nearly 25 to 30% of mangoes sent to canning.
Now the rest mangoes, which are good in shape, size, and grammage, are sorted and graded, filled and arranged with grass haystack in crates.
We transport these mangoes by our special refer van to our Mumbai and Pune Hub to maintain the quality of Alphonso Mangoes from heat and damage during transport to our main hub.
Our Mumbai and Pune hub is a place from where we deliver mangoes to Pan India. Our Pan India Transport is done again by Air to maintain mangoes quality at every available point.
The size of these Hapus mangoes is about 3 to 6 inches, and they are in even shape. Its skin after ripening is yellow, and the best mesmerizing color of ripened Alphonso mangoes is golden yellow with a red hue if facing the sun on the east side of our farms.
At first, Sunrise lights fall on this mango, giving the red hue to those fruits facing the east side of our farms. There are multiple reasons like a short season or natural calamities which impact in higher prices of Alphonso Mangoes.
They come with the government-granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag of Alphonso Mango or Famous HAPUS known as Devgad Alphonso Mango, Ratnagiri Alphonso Mango Sindhudurga Alphonso Mango, and other adjoining areas. These GI tags help you identify the mangoes authenticity and origin.