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What is Alphonso Mango 

Fruits had always favored rich, tender, and overpowering sweetness in the earlier days before sugar was not widely available.

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Fruits were valuable substitute sources of sweetness. 

Alphonso: A Healthy and Tasty Delight

Alphonso Mango is loaded with a creamy sweet taste. Mango Pulp has a tender and delicate texture, little or non-fibrous fruit, and sweet and tangy juicy pulp.

Which country is famous for Alphonso mangoes?

When we speak of mangoes, we talk of Alphonso mangoes, the established sweethearts of every Indian household. We opulently display a wide range of premium handpicked Alphonso mangoes that satisfy your creamy sweet tooth while making you crave more. 

Do you know what Alphonso Mango and Origin 

Are there any who haven't heard of the King of Mangoes' Alphonso Mango' in their lifetime? We don't think so. Portuguese started the sweet and rich flavor of the Alphonso mangoes grown during the mango season in the Western Ghats of India.  Their Viceroy Afonso De Albuquerque, who conquered the state of Goa in the fifteenth century, established the presence of the Portuguese in India. 

Mango in India 

Mango was grown since time undefined because of their reference found in Upanishads and other sacred religious texts of Hinduism. However, the specific Alphonso variant was Portuguese introduced with grafting on the Mango tree in Konkan.   Alphonso Mango's history is way behind from the 12th century. Still, it was more developed by Afonso de Albuquerque; somewhere in 1508, he landed intending to gain control of all maritime trade routes for the East. Afonso de Albuquerque, who conquered Goa, wanted to make his Naval base in Goa against Muslim rulers. He first attempted Cochin and Tamil Nadu, but when unsuccessful, he tried to attack Goa with his 23 ships. 

Afonso de Albuquerque did the naval base for diverting spice trade and used it to supply Persian Horses to Hindu Kings in India. He was Warrior in his career but a farmer and researcher by heart while moving around western India. He found Mango in India during the Mango season and the Indian variety of mango trees.  That time it was good n taste firm flesh. Thought that these mango varieties could be traded on the spice route and sent back to the King & Queen of Portugal as there was abundant mango production in Konkan. 

He did a bit of research on this tree, developed a new Variety by grafting on a mango tree, and developed King of mangoes Alphonso Mango. These Mangoes had firmer fleshy pulp and could withstand the transportation time on the sea.   He contributed to this Variety of Mango, now world-famous King of Mango.  Since then, it has grown in the Western India Konkan area of Maharashtra and the western seacoast of India. This fruit is the best and the most expensive variety of mangoes worldwide. Certain varieties of Alphonso mangoes are grown in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in Salem. But they are not as tasty and juicy as Konkan Alphonso mango.

Synonyms for this Mango

Ratnagiri Alphonso Mango

Devgad Alphonso Mango

Hapus Mango

Ratnagiri Mango

Devgad Mango

Aapus Mango





Aam ki Keri

Amba, Hapus Amba

Mango Farmers in Konkan 

Our sourcing farmer's teams are majorly focused in Western India in the Konkan belt of Maharashtra, where you know mangoes are grown in abundance. These traditional Indian mangoes are produced by the farmers in Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Devgad, Vijaydurg, Alibaug, Kelshi, and Pawas.  At Alphonso Mango, we always handpick the mango varieties from the mango trees in our mango orchards and bring them to our units for further packaging.  

Mumbai's Crawford market

Most of us in India may not be from Konkan, but the Crawford market helped in those days to make these mangoes world-famous globally to Mango lovers. Mumbai Crawford market is where the first Alphonso mango was traded while summer was approaching. Mango was procured from Konkan in those days and, from there, distributed earlier in pan India.  Being able to gift and produce such high-quality fruit mangoes was a sign of power and prosperity. Crawford market used to collect and even send it to England's Queen Victoria and many Indian Kings and rich people in those days.  These Mango fruits could face the recipient who gifted as they were and recall them of the loved ones who were gifted.   Now, if Alphonso mango has to be exported, it is done with hot water treatment. But those days, it was sent directly to most destinations without treatment.  The summer season was like mango season. The most wealthy, elite, middle class, and even poor people travel to Konkan and visit Mango orchards and mango trees.  Those who did not have the option to visit Konkan used to visit the Crawford market to purchase the delightful Alphonso Mango. For the feast to the sweet tooth and taste buds.

Alphonso Mango Delivery 

Earlier, we used to deliver with multiple options directly to the customer as we send thru bus, train, or flight as per customer requirement. Those customers who had our mangoes have been our customers for multiple years.   But since the new technology has developed, we have gradually become global Citizens with Netizens. We started to envisage that it would be much better to send mangoes directly from the Farm to your doorstep as there was lots of trouble while sending mangoes to each and individual customer as well as wholesalers in pan India. Talking about the delivery, you can be confident that your ordered boxes of mangoes will reach your doorstep without any damage in their prime condition.  Our team has paired with the best delivery experts around Konkan and other Indian regions. These partners are Blue dart, Ekart, DHL, FedEx, Easyship, DTDC, and other local logistics partners who are panning India.  All you need to do is, place an order and wait for delivery of the premium Indian Variety of Alphonso mangoes on your doorstep. But before going further, let's see how Alphonso's mangoes benefit you.

Alphonso Mango with GI tag

Our Alphonso Mangoes are GI tag approved now to answer your query. 

What is GI Tag

GI Tag (Geographical Indication tag) is an indication used on products or particular products, fruits with a specific geographical origin and specialty of that source or origin place, which have the property or fame. This prestige is owing to that origin.  Alphonso Mango is known for GI tag origin in Konkan. Means Alphonso Mango from Devgad, Sindhu Durga, Vijay Durga, Ratnagiri, Kelshi, Alibaug, and Thane is pure and Authentic Hapus or Alphonso Mango.  They bear and have the GI tag for their specialty and Geographical origin. We have GI tag certification as trader, farmer, and to produce mango products in India. Hence any mangoes from Karnataka, Salem, or Assam cannot be called Alphonso Mango.  We have the authenticity of these mangoes' origins.

Mango Season

The months of mango production in India are from March to June when the fruit is ripe and fresh to consume. The farmers at Alphonso Mango perform the grafting of mango, a technique that helps in growing chemical-free and natural organic mangoes to their best taste. Later, these mangoes were sold at Mumbai's Crawford Market and other premium locations. With the summer approaching, get ready to prepare mango pulp from the fresh organic Alphonso mangoes that will keep you craving for more.  The mangoes we deliver in International locations have already gone through the hot water treatment that helps them destroy the heat inside the food, which slightly harms your body.

Health Benefits with Taste     

Alphonso mangoes are famous because of the health benefits that make them incomparable to their cousin varieties. 

Good for Pregnant ladies

When a pregnant woman consumes these organic mangoes, her body gets the full nutritional value of iron. This iron helps in the proper growth of the fetus if consumed regularly. 

Helps in diseases like Cancer

The abundant phenolic compounds in Alphonso mangoes are excellent anti-oxidant for the human body. They help in fighting terminable diseases like Cancer.

Help keep healthy digestion.

Also, if you're facing digestion problems, consuming mangoes daily can improve your bowel movements and help you eliminate acidity.  But, to reap these benefits, you must select the best organic Alphonso mangoes available in the Mumbai market. Using our user-friendly interface on our website, you can smoothly place your order of Alphonso mangoes in seconds. The products we offer are at the best economical prices in the market as per the norms. Remember our name, Alphonso Mango, because we know you'll come back for more.

Culinary with Mango

Mango is a tasty delight for the whole family. You can make AamrasAmba Wadi (Amba Burfi, Mango Burfi)Amba Poli (Mango Poli, Aam papad, Mango leather)Amba Modak (Mango Modak)Mango Puree for your baby, Mango Lassi, Mango Almond Milkshake, Amra Khand (Mango Shrikhand), Mango Pudding, Mango chicken, and much more with our tasty mangoes.

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