Fresh fruit firm IG International on Tuesday announced importing of Alphonso mangoes from South Africa for catering to the domestic market in the ongoing festive season.
Alphonso is renowned for its rich yellow colour, creamy texture, juicy taste and sweet fragrance. From the conventional way of savouring it to culinary options such as achaar, sherbets, ice cream and lassi, there are endless ways one can devour it in. India is the biggest producer of mangoes across the world, accounting ..
Since the season of Alphonso mangoes lasts for only three weeks in South Africa, a limited quantity of this variety will be air shipped to India. Following the import of Alphonso mangoes, IG International will import the Tommy Atkin variety in December followed by the Shelly variety in January, thereby marking the completion of the South African mango season.