Mangoes are tropical fruit that have a wonderful sweet taste. In some parts of the world, people call mango with another name “ the king of fruits.”
Did you know there’s a whole day dedicated to eating mangoes?
National Mango Day is Jul 22nd. And we are celebrating this super fruit with mangoes, juice, fun facts, and delicious recipes to try at home!
History of Mango Day
Because mango is cultivated for over 5000 years, so it has a rich rich and long history behind. The “king of fruits” was first developed in South Asia, India, before travelling to South East Asia. In the 10th century AD, cultivation of this deliciously sweet and juicy fruit began in East Africa. The mango is also the national fruit of India, Pakistan and the Philipines. In Bangladesh, the mango tree is the national tree.
The first international mango festival was held annually in Delhi, in the year 1987. Included is over 50 mango growers from across the country. During this festival, there are competitions and quizzes on the many aspects of mangoes, including different uses in cuisine, as well as the many different varieties (more than 550).
Fun facts about mango
1. Giving someone a basket of mangoes is considered a gesture of friendship.
2. People believe that Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree.
3. Mangoes come in many shapes, sizes and colors including yellow, orange, red, and green.
You can use mango leaves at weddings to ensure the couple bear plenty of children.
4. The oldest living mango tree is 300 years old and still produces viable fruit!
Celebrates Mango Day
Mango Day celebrates the mouthwatering fruit and everything about the “king of fruits”. Let’s celebrate with a perfectly NPV mango juice drink. We create Mango Juice to provide you with a delicious drink that has maximum health benefits.
Mango is a great source of vitamin C and beta carotene. Their antioxidant properties help to fight cancer.
The vitamins and minerals in mango juice helps to boost immunity levels and warding off diseases.
Vitamin A in mango juice helps to maintain eyesight and reduces the risk of developing cataracts.
4.Regulates blood pressure
Potassium in mangoes helps to regulate blood pressure.
Mango is rich in iron. That is the reason why mango juice is good for anemia and beneficial for maintaining the hemoglobin levels in pregnant women.
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