Alphonso mangoes are called the “King of Mangoes” for their rich flavor, aroma and taste. Our Alphonso mangoes come from the Ratnagiri – Devgad region and its surrounding areas. The mangoes grown in Ratnagiri and Devgad are special due to their unique flavor that develops due to the unique soil and climate of the region. These mangoes are also protected by Geographical Indication (GI)- mango grown in this 300 Km belt is sometimes referred to as “King of Kings”.
The Alphonso mango is our most popular mango variety- we have been shipping this premium product since 2007, when Indian mangoes were allowed into the USA. We have relationships with Top Alphonso growing orchards in the region. We have also developed an elaborate protocol to handle this super sensitive mango, which when consumed in all its glory can transport you to a different dimension.
Kesar Mangoes are called the “Queen of Mangoes” for their sweetness. The Kesar Mango was developed by the Nawab of Junagarh, who was an avid mango enthusiast, some of the best Kesar mangoes grow in this region. The Gir region in the Indian state of Gujarat, which includes Junagarh is GI (Geographical Indicator) protected. Extremely sweet when ripe our Kesar mangoes come from the traditional mango growing regions of Junagarh in Gujarat and Aurangabad in Maharashtra India.
The Kesar mango turns fully yellow when ripe and is extremely sweet. The Kesar mango from the Gir and Aurangabad belts very flavorful. The ripe Kesar mango is fiberless and has a saffron yellow flesh, hence the name (Kesar means ‘Saffron’).