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Why Devgad or Ratnagiri Alphonso Mango Online? Origin of Alphonso Mangoes
Alphonso Mango ‘The King of Mangoes’ is additionally referred to Alfonso, Hapoos, Hapus, Aapus, Happus in the different regions. Interestingly, the fruit is named after the Portuguese viceroy general and militarian Alfonso De Albuquerque, who established the colonies of the Portuguese in India. It is said that he introduced this variety of Alphonso mangoes in Konkan and Goa through grafting techniques.
What is the Story Behind Alphonso Mango?
An article published by legendary agriculture scientist Dr. YL Nene mentions the origin of Alphonso mangoes. Earlier people of India used to prefer ‘sucking’ type of mangoes with soft pulp. But Alfonso De Albuquerque liked the mangoes that were very firm and could be eaten without squeezing. In 16th Century, locals began experimenting and grafting (the act of joining one or more parts of plants) mango plants in Goa. Later, these techniques and strategies of cultivating Alphonso extended to other areas like Ratnagiri and Karwar. To date, Alphonso from Devgad(Old Ratnagiri) , Ratnagiri on scenic coastal Konkan region of the Indian state of Maharashtra, is considered to be one of the best quality.
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Alphonso Mangoes has Rich, Creamy, tender textured, non- fibrous, juicy, aromatic mangoes.
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