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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Pakistan's Sweetest Fruit - Mango

As the summer season is at full bloom these days in Pakistan, Mangoes are automatically at full swing. Belonging to the Anacardiaceae family and is known as Mangifera Indica, mangoes hold a prominent place in the commercial fruits of Pakistan. Mango fruit is enriched with 10-20% sugar, vitamins A, B and C, some proteins, calcium, phosphorus and iron.
Primarily loved for their taste, different varieties are also famous for their color, smell and nutritious value.

Ripe fruit is better than anything when chilled at the best temperature and is eaten fresh, while unripe fruit is also utilized in making pickles.

As per the FAO production 2001 year book, Pakistan stands FIFTH among mango growing countries of the World. A limited supply of mangoes is produced every year and even if all of this production reaches to the consumers, per head per day availability of fruit is meager 114 grams. I believe that is the reason that mango prices are so high that its availability is limited to a couple of days in a month instead of everyone eating it daily ;)

Different varieties of Pakistani mango is exported around the globe fetching valuable foreign exchange. Some of the most-loved mango varieties include Langra, Dusehri, Samar Behisht, Chaunsa, Anwar Ratol, Sindhri, Bagan Pali, Suwarneka, Neelum and Gulab Khas.

The 4 varieties shown on the stamps include Anwar Ratol, Dusehri, Chaunsa and Sindhri. You can see the differences in their size, color and shape but unfortunately you can not experience their taste online. You will have to come to Pakistan to do that or ask a Pakistani friend to help you get them where you are.

The set of stamps and First Day Cover (FDC) were issued on 18 June 2002.
Have you ever eaten a mango? Which variety is your favorite? Feel free to share in comments below.


Register Website Name said...

Every one like mango. In mango having more calorie. Its healthiest food.

valerie said...

mangoes are Very good !
i collect all about fruits and trees and forest. if you make exchanged..;

best wishes

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Reader Wil said...

When I lived in Indonesia as a child, I often ate mangoes, and I remember that they were delicious, but the stone was hairy and sticky.
My daughter in Australia has a few mangotrees in her garden. Sometimes she has so many mangoes that she put them in the freezer.
Thank you for this interesting story!
Wil, ABCW Team.

Ann said...

I love using Mango in my smoothies, so good.

Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing such an informative posts so keep it up man!!

Mango exporter pakistan

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