Information about Fruits: Mango

About mangos, information about the fruit, production, history and varieties in the world.



Grown in tropical regions such as the West Indies, Mexico, India (produces 7 1/2 million tons a year), and the U.S. (Florida and Hawaii). They are rich in vitamins A, C, and D. Unripe, they are used for mango chutney. When ripe, mangoes are soft and very juicy; it has been said that the only place to eat one is in the bathtub. An overripe mango tastes like turpentine.

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