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PAKISTAN: The House of Flavorsome Mangoes

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Fresh and tasty fruits are the most demandable agricultural products in the whole world. Pakistan is an agricultural country and one of the leading flavorsome fruit producers. The production of fruits is the most important part of this sector because a lot of inter-connected and intra-connected things are attached to it.

Everybody in this world is familiar with the delicious taste of Mangoes. Mango is known as ‘King of Fruits’. Mango is one of the most important fruit crops in Pakistan and in the world as well. It is characterized by its special juicy taste, flavor and tremendous nutrient properties. Mango is one of the most plenteous fruits which is grown in more than 100 countries of the world.

Mango Nutrient Information

Calories 66
Carbohydrates 17 grams
Fat 0.27 grams
Cholesterol 0 mg
Proteins 0.5 grams
Sodium 2 mg
Potassium 156 mg
Vitamin A 3890IU
Vitamin C 27 mg

The main mango districts in the Punjab province in which mangoes are growing in a bulk volume are Multan, Bahawalpur, Muzzaffargarh and Rahim yar Khan. In the province of Sindh, Mir pur Khas, Hyderabad and Thatta in the province of NWFP it is grown in D.I Khan, Peshawar and Mardan.

According to one of the recent surveys, the annual estimated production of mango is over 25 million tones. The total cultivation area of Pakistan which is under fruit gardening is 853.4 thousand hectares with the production of about 7178.8 thousand tones. The area which is under mango cultivation is 167.5 thousand hectares while the overall production of 1732 thousand tones. This huge amount of mango production makes it second major fruit crop of Pakistan after citrus. Pakistan is ranked fourth in the production of mango in the whole world.

The demand of mango is increasing day by day due to various aspects which includes its specific aromatic taste, nutrient content and health benefits. In Pakistan, 250 varieties of mango are known while most important commercial cultivars of Pakistan are Dasehri, Anwar Ratul, Langra, Chaunsa, Sindhri, Maldha, and Fajri.

Some of the most famous mangoes are mentioned below;

Sindhri Mango:

Sindhri Mango is the leading variety of Sindh. It is also named after the Sindh region of Pakistan. It is said that, the hotter the summer, the more sweetly will be sindhri mango. This category of mango is characterized by ovals’ long shape, yellow skin color when subjected to rip, aromatic flavor, fibreless firm with fine texture, medium sized stone and sweet taste.

Fruit Shape Oval Long
Average Size Length of 15 cm, breathe of 8 cm
Average Weight 330-450 g
Skin Color Lemon yellow
Pulp Fine texture, firm, fiber less
Flavor Aromatic
TSS 15-17%
Acidity 0.14-0.16%
Moisture Content Average

Red Kind Mango:

This type of mango is characterized through its slight red blush along its yellow color and slightly irregular shape. Due to its red blush texture and appearance it has sour bite hidden and delicious taste in bites

Fruit Shape Oval Long
Average Size 6-7 units per kg
Average Weight 170- 240 g
Skin Color Red, Green, Yellow
Pulp Medium
Flavor Slight Perfume
TSS N/A
Fiber 3-5%
Product Type Tropical & Sub-Tropical fruit

Chaunsa Mango:

Chaunsa mango is among one of the world’s famous mango category. This is a sweet mango type with aromatic fragrance and soft texture. Chaunsa has season from June to September. The unique taste and flavor of makes it one of the favorite fruits worldwide and considered the best mango in terms of its rich taste, juicy pulp and aromatic fragrance.

Fruit Shape Oval Long
Average Size Length of 11-14 cm, breathe of 6-8 cm
Average Weight 330-400 g
Skin Color Golden yellow
Pulp Juicy, firm, fiber less
Flavor Aromatic
TSS 18-22%
Acidity 0.17-0.18%
Moisture Content High
Product type Tropical & Sub-tropical Fruit

Sunehra Mango:

This variety of mango s famous due to quite larger volume and having length of 14 cm, breath 9.1 cm and thickness of about 8.2 c. It is characterized by its specific sweet and tasty flavor and unmatched aroma. It has growing season from July to august

Fruit Shape Oval Long
Average Size Length of 12-14 cm
Average Weight 330-400 g
Skin Color Yellow
Pulp Honey Sweet
Flavor Aromatic
TSS N/A
Acidity 0.16-0.19%
Moisture Content Average
Product type Tropical & Sub-tropical Fruit

Anwat Ratol

It is one of the most tasting variety of Mangoes with medium thick skin and small in size. The pulp is thick and characterized by fibreless pulp and very pleasant aroma. This fruit has a growing season from July to august.

Fruit Shape Oval
Average Size Length of 12-14 cm
Average Weight 350-400 g
Skin Color Reddish yellow
Pulp Honey Sweet
Flavor Aromatic
TSS N/A
Acidity 0.16-0.19%
Moisture Content High
Product type Tropical & Sub-tropical Fruit

Langra Mango

Langra Mango has excellent demand in Europe and Canada. This variety of Mango is characterized through its skin color and texture which is thin and green in color. It is oval in shape with significant perishing smell and sweet taste. This mango has growing season from June to August

Fruit Shape Oval
Average Size Length of 12-14 cm
Average Weight 500-600 g
Skin Color Yellow
Pulp Honey Sweet
Flavor Aromatic
TSS N/A
Acidity 0.16-0.18%
Moisture Content Average
Product type Tropical & Sub-tropical Fruit

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