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Mango

The mango is a stone fruit that comes in many varieties and has a wonderful, sweet taste. Mangoes can have a green, yellow, orange, red or multicoloured skin. The colour of the skin is no indication of the ripeness of the mango.


Origin of Mango - Origin -

Mangoes originate from India. Our mangoes come from Senegal, Peru, Brazil, Spain and Israel.


Taste of mango - Taste -

The ripe flesh of the mango is soft and juicy, pale orange in colour, and has a texture ranging from fibrous to almost the consistency of butter. The flesh tastes fresh and sweet and emits a sweet fragrance.


Use of mango - Use -

Eat the flesh of the mango plain or add it to a salad or desert.


Storage of mango - Storage -

Mangoes should be kept in a cool place, preferably between 8 and 10°C, but not in the refrigerator. A ripe mango has a wonderful fragrance and gives slightly when pressed gently.


Mango tips - TIP! -

Mango is delicious in a smoothie!

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Mango

Nutritional value of mango Nutritional value

  per 100 gr
Energy (kcal)
61 kcal
Energy (kJ) 259 kJ
Carbohydrates 12,8 g
of which sugars 12,2 g
Fat 0,3 g
of which saturates
0 g
Fibre 1,5 g
Protein 1,1 g
Sodium 5 mg
Vitamin C  36 mg

growing areas Growing areas

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- Tips for preparing Mango -

How do you cut a mango?

The basic cut:


  • Step 1

    Hold the mango in a vertical position
    and slice it lengthways either side of the stone,
    cutting as close to the stone as possible.

  • Step 2

    Separate the halves from the stone


  • Step 3

    Cut the remaining side pieces off the stone
    and remove the skin.

Method 1:


  • Step 4

    Cut horizontal and vertical lines into the flesh
    right down to the skin to form cubes.

  • Step 5

    Turn the skin inside out.


  • Step 6

    Cut away the cubes from the skin.

Method 2:


  • Step 4

    Cut the halves into sections..

  • Step 5

    Cut the skin off the sections.

Now your mango is ready to eat!