Top 7 Most Famous Export Varieties of Mango in India

20 June 2017
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India is the home of more than 1000 varieties of mangoes, we are familiar with nearly 30 varieties only. India is the largest producer of mangoes and Indian mangoes are popular for its sweetness, richness and flavour in the world. It is also called as king of fruits. If we check the statistics of the year 2017, India did export business of mango with a worth of USD 60.41 Million from January to April 2017.

The market is very volatile, as this year there has been a good harvest in many parts of the south of the country. As a result, there is no opening peak for the export market and there are fairly stable export values. This leaves no possibility of benefit in terms of price fluctuations for exporters and farmers.

The most popular and exported mango varieties of India are mentioned below.

        I.            Alphonso Mango (Hapus)

      II.            Totapuri Mango

    III.            Kesar Mango

    IV.            Badami Mango

      V.            Green mango

    VI.            Rajapuri Mango and

  VII.            Banganapalli Mango (Safeda)

These mangoes are preferred for mango export business of India. In mango export from India, it is also exported on the basis of types of mangoes like Pulp, Ripe, Puree, Dices and Slices. In this article, we take a comprehensive look at the top 7 most famous varieties of mango in India which are exported.

Alphonso Mango (Hapus) Export

Alphonso mango is one of the best mango varieties of India. It is also known as Hapus mango. Alphonso mango is a variety that does not occur in other parts of the world and can only be grown in India, due to its agronomic and climatic characteristics. It is cultivated in only western part of India such as Maharashtra region of Ratnagiri, Raigad, and Konkan. Alphonso mango is one of the expensive variety of mangoes and is exported in large quantity from India.

Alphonso Mango

According to Indian mango export data, "India has no competitor country in Alphonso Mango export. This mango can't be compared with any other varieties of mangoes across the world like Tommy Atkinson or Kent mango varieties." Thus, India has been able to export this exotic fruit to the Kuwait, UAE, China, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, USA, Japan, Singapore etc. India has exported mango in value of nearly USD 15 Million from January to April 2017 in these foreign countries. While Alphonso was the most exported mango from India in the year 2016.

Totapuri Mango Export

Totapuri mangoes have exported from India in various types like Pulp, Slices, Concentrate, Ripe, Chunks etc. India has exported Pulp mangoes of Totapuri with 27% of value from the total’s mango export value. Totapuri mango is exporting by India in more than 40 countries across the world including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Yemen, Sudan, Netherlands, UAE, Oman etc. The value of Totapuri mango export from India is USD 19 Million during January to April 2017. Totapuri is majorly exported by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. While West Bengal, Delhi, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are also the main exporter state of Totapuri mango.

Totapuri Mango

Totapuri is the famous mango found primarily in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This mango is not sweet like Alphonso mango but it is mainly used for salads. It has various other names like Bangalora, Sandersha, Kallamai, Kili Mooku, Collector, Mukku and Gilli. Totapuri mango can be easily identified by its pointed end and a thick skin.

Kesar Mango Export

Kesar mango is the pride of Gujarat. Kesar mangoes are simply called as Gir Kesar because the largest number of Kesar mangoes are grown in the districts of Junagadh and Amreli in the state of Gujarat. Also, Gujarat is the largest exporter state of Kesar mango followed by Maharashtra. Gujarat recorded USD 3.17 Million value from the export of Kesar mango from January to April 2017.

Kesar Mango

India has recorded Kesar mango export value of USD 4.8 Million during this period. India is exporting Kesar mango majorly in United Kingdom, USA, Netherlands, Canada, Germany, France, Kuwait etc.

Badami Mango Export

Badami Mango

Badami is the Karnataka’s leading variety of mango and also called as Alphonso of Karnataka because its taste and texture are quite similar to Alphonso mango. India recorded USD 1.7 Million from the export of Badami Mangoes from January to April 2017, which is nearly 2.8% of the total’s mango export value. Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK, Qatar, Italy, Kuwait, France, Bahrain, Germany, Singapore etc. are the Badami mango importer countries of India.

Banganapalli Mango (Safeda) Export

Banganapalli mangoes are quite fibreless and called as Safeda mangoes or Began Phali. It is majorly cultivated in Andhra Pradesh and found widespread across the country. It is bright yellow in colour and a white tinge and the taste is slightly sour. It is also known as the king of mangoes in south India.

Banganapalli Mango

In case of mango export from India, Banganapalli is majorly exported from Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. India has exported these mangoes with a value of USD 549835 from January to April 2017. India has exported Safeda mangoes in USA, Singapore, New Zealand, Qatar, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Brunei, Japan, UK, UAE, Canada, Norway, Bahrain and Netherlands during the same period.

Rajapuri and Green Mango Export

Rajapuri mangoes are known for its larger size and sweet flavour among other mango varieties of India. It is widely used to make various products. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Kerala and Haryana are top Rajapuri mango exporter state of India. India recorded USD 130788 value by Rajapuri mango export from January to April 2017. As per the Indian Mango Export Data, UK, Germany, France, UAE, Kuwait, Canada etc. are the top importer countries of Rajapuri mangoes.

Green Mango

Green Mangoes are the raw mangoes exported by India. India is exporting green mangoes mainly from Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Oman is the largest Green mango importer country of India. It is followed by USA, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar etc.


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  • Pradeep10 November 2017

    I have 8 acre of banganapalli mango 6 yr old tree.I want to export.I am from dindigul TN.

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