Most expensive mangos in the world . Now they have Miyazaki mango trees whose cost per kilo is around 270,000 rupees (about $ 3,630 or 74,600 Mexican pesos).
The Origin of Miyazaki Mangos
The world’s most expensive variety of mango is actually from Japan. The Miyazaki mango and is grown in the Miyazaki city of Japan, hence the name. It is one of the most famous fruit cultivated in the country and is over 350g in weight and has 15% or higher sugar content.
This particular mango is popular for its different appearance and colour than the usual mango varieties which are popular in India and Southeast Asia.
The Miyazaki Mangoes are also known as “EGGS OF SUNSHINE” The highest quality of Miyazaki mangoes are sold as ‘Taiyo-no-Tomago’ or ‘Eggs of Sunshine’. Miyazaki Mangos are also know as eggs of Dinosaurs
Miyazaki Mangos in INDIA
In Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur city, a couple has hired four security guards and six watchdogs to protect two trees of a rare fruit that they are growing. The fruit is – Miyazaki mango which is primarily grown in Japan. This mango is also considered to be among the costliest mangos around the world.
The couple, who is taking care of these mango trees, says that they were given the sapling of the plant by a man on a train. The couple has been identified as Sankalp Parihar and his wife Rani.
The peasant couple Rani and Sankalp Parihar , who accidentally planted some of the most expensive mangoes in the world . Now they have Miyazaki mango trees whose cost per kilo is around 270,000 rupees
Why Miyazaki Mango is so expensive ?
The Miyazaki mango is the second most expensive in the world , only behind the Noor Jahan mango, which is grown in Afghanistan. This variety was cultivated for the first time in 1984, in the Japanese city of the same name.
Miyazaki mango trees require a warm climate and long hours of sunshine. Mangoes of this type are distinguished by their ruby red color and their egg-like shape. They weigh between 350 and 900 grams, their peel is edible and they have 15% more sugar than other varieties, which makes them extremely sweet, according to the India Today medium.
“It is expensive because its production is very low and its flavor is very sweet. It looks very different. People abroad give away these mangoes, “ said RS Katara, deputy director of the Madhya Pradesh horticulture department.
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