How to identify authentic Hapus mango?
Want to know how to identify original authentic Alphonso Mango from Ratnagiri and Devgad, follow some easy steps and it will be easy to understand.
How Alphonso Mango Came to India
Initially Portuguese landed to Goa and invaded in Goa in 1510 there General Lord Afonso de Albuquerque who landed and fought in Goa and conquered in those time.
He was having good knowledge of gardening and he did grafting of local Mango in Ratnagiri and another variety of mango then it was invented as a new mango it was named after Aphonso de Albuquerque appendage of the same name was done like apoos, apus, haapoos, Hapusa, Hapus or Alphonso Mango.
As a fact you must know that if you plant the seed of Alphonso Mango it wont give the same mango it will be some different variety of Mango it wont be Alphonso. Rather it works only if mango plant when it is smaller in stage grafted with Pure Alphonso Mango.
Aroma of Mango
The original Alphonso mango is grown in Devgad Taluka in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.
The mango offers a natural scent, which is considered as the real and pure Alphonso mango.
Mangoes grown in some areas look just like Alphonso mango but don't give out the same smell and smell awful when pressed hard against the nose. Chemically ripe mangoes don't give out such a distinct aroma.
Look of Mango
Mangoes should look yellow and must have a red tint at the top of the fruit and look soft and feel soft when fully ripened. Chemically grown mangoes are hard but yellow. So be wise while choosing your mango.
Color of Mango
Chemically ripened mangoes look very different from the naturally grown mango in comparison to color. The naturally grown mangoes show hues of yellow, green, and red on the top. The naturally grown mangoes are distinct from others and are have very natural colors, and are very appealing.
Wrinkles and insides of The Fruit
Mangoes should not have any wrinkles on the inside. It has any wrinkles when cut open, and it means they are harvested before ripening. Many people think that wrinkles on mangoes are beautiful, but that's not true. Wrinkles might also tell that the aam is rotten.