01 August 2023, New Delhi: Mango is a seasonal fruit which is available in the summer season. Mangoes are very famous in India because of their varieties, taste, and qualities. These days there is a lot of discussion about a variety of mango. You will be wondering how anyone can eat such an expensive mango. The price of Miyazaki mangoes is up to Rs 2.70 lakh a kilo in the market.
Miyazaki mangoes originally came from Japan. These mangoes are also named after the city of Miyazaki in Japan, where they are mainly grown. The city of Miyazaki is located in the southern part of Japan and is known for its hot climate. The climate of Miyazaki city is perfect for this mango. That is why these mangoes are mainly grown in Japan.
Features of Miyazaki Mango-
Miyazaki mangoes are dark purple and not yellow or green like other mangoes and are very sweet and juicy in taste. This mango is rich in antioxidants, folic acid, and beta-carotene. This mango ripens between April to August. Miyazaki mangoes can weigh anywhere between 350 grams to 900 grams. Along with this, it is one of the most expensive fruits sold in Japan. As per the reports, the starting price of this variety is Rs. 8,600. In the international market, this mango has been sold for up to Rs 2 lakh 70 thousand per kg.
Can Miyazaki mango be cultivated in India?
India is an agricultural country and there are various agroclimatic zones. That’s why any crop in the world can be grown in India. Although the cultivation of Miyazaki mangoes is a bit difficult. But by making full use of technology, Indian farmers have been able to grow Miyazaki mangoes in India.
Arindam and his brother Animesh Chakraborty are cultivating Miyazaki mangoes in Jamtara, Jharkhand. Apart from them, there are Miyazaki mango trees in Sankalp Parihar’s mango orchard on Charagwan Road in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Sankalp has even deployed guards and dogs to protect these mangoes from being stolen.
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