June 10, 2021

To boost mango exports from eastern region, sixteen varieties of mangoes including three GI certified Khirsapati & Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) are being exported to Bahrain.


  • Mango in India is also referred as ‘king of fruits’ and referred as Kalpavriksha (wish granting tree) in ancient scriptures.

  • While most of the states in India have mango plantations, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh followed by Telangana, Karnataka and Bihar have major share in total production of the fruit.

  • Alphonso, Kesar, Totapuri and Banganpalli are leading export varieties from India.

  • Mango exports primarily take place in three forms: fresh mango, mango pulp, and mango slice. 

Source : The Hindu