You will be surprised if We say that our beloved Ratnagiri Hapus is so Delicious that Hapus Alphonso mango was brought to us by the Portuguese around the 1500s. It was a Portuguese ship returning from brazil to the goa ports with a common variant of mango.
The botanical name of mango is Mangifera indica, where India represents Indica. Portuguese saw this as a fantastic opportunity and attached these Brazilian mango trees’ shoots to Indian mango trees. Portuguese farmers planted these fields in their gardens in Goa. Surprisingly these trees survived. Years later, those trees bore fruits, and the Portuguese realized that they had created a work of art. They later planted the seeds of these newly grown hybrid mango trees, and after some years, they realized that the mangoes growing on these trees possessed mangoes of random species. Thus the divine fruit was born, and it was so special and so unique all over the world that it can only grow through grafting.
The original Alphonso mango grows in Ratnagiri and Devgad Taluka in the Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra. The real-life and pure Alphonso mango from Berggad offers a natural scent. Even one mango (Alphonso Mango)stored in a room will fill the room with its aroma. Mangoes grown in some areas look like Alphonso mangoes, but don’t smell or smell awful when pressed against your nose. Chemically grown mangoes do not provide any scent. Mangoes look soft when ripe. Chemically grown mangoes are yellow but hard when ripe. Naturally grown mangoes have a bright yellow, saffron, and greenish hue. Mangoes are rich in vitamins and minerals, which help reduce heat in summer, it is also filled with immunity boosters, which help boost your immunity.
Alphonso mango also promotes a healthy gut by increasing and facilitating digestion with the help of high percentages of digestive fibres present in it. Vitamin A present in it promotes eye health also the vitamin C present in it is capable of reducing cholesterol. Alphonso mango is also good for your skin. Even diabetic patients can enjoy Alphonso mango as it does not affect blood glucose, thus proving itself safe for diabetic patients to consume. Alphonso mango is one of the most expensive and delicious fruit all over the world. It is also known as the King of the fruit for its richness and deliciousness.