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The mango has more than a hundred varieties. That's why they come in many shapes and colours. The mango has a leather-like non edible skin, which can be orange, red or green, depending on the variety. The shape of the fruit can differ as well from round to long or oval. The flesh of the mango is juicy and has a yellow to orange colour. The mango is a stone fruit and has a long inedible stone in the middle. Nature's Pride has selected its growers on the basis of quality, cost efficiency, shelf life, sustainable trade and social responsibility. Together with our dedicated growers we strive to exchange knowledge, so that we are able to supply mangos of consistent quality all year round.

The ideal teperature of Mango

Storage advice

Mangos are kept at 10 C° during transport and storage. At home the mangos need to be kept out of the fridge.
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Most important varieties

Kent

Kent

The mango of the Kent variety has a large round shape, broad shoulders and thicker elastic skin.
Keitt

Keitt

The Keitt variety is a long large mango with thin smooth skin. A mature Keitt can feel hard despite being ripe. The skin of this mango can also stay green even though the fruit is ripe and sweet. The flesh of these mangos are fibreless, have a refreshing flavour and are very juicy.
Palmer

Palmer

Palmer mangos are long shaped fruit with a distinct red skin and apricot coloured slightly fibrous flesh.
Osteen

Osteen

The Osteen variety is recognisable by its oval long stretched shape. These mangos have a thick skin with a burgundy red blush. The flesh is light orange, fibreless and slightly sweet.

Shelly

The Shelly mango is a medium sized mango easily recognised by its round asymmetric shape. These mangos have an average thick orange skin with a red blush. The orange flesh is slightly fibrous and has a mild sweet flavour.

Origin Nature's Pride Mango

Mango  - BrazilBrazil Mango  - Costa RicaCosta Rica Mango  - Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Mango  - Dominican RepublicDominican Republic Mango  - IsraelIsrael Mango  - PeruPeru Mango  - SpainSpain

Growing and harvesting

Within three to five months after sowing the seeds, the seeds germinate and they grow into young mango plants. After four to six years young mango trees are ready to be harvested. More mature mango trees are pruned at the start of each season and the most important values of the fruit is measured. According to these values, growers decide if they can start a new season so that all the mangos that will be harvested will be good and full of flavour. Flowers grow on the trees within six weeks and they develop into fruit within three months. The growers look for specific predetermined measures and the colour of the mango pulp to determine if the mangos are ready to be harvested. Our growers pick the mangos two weeks later than average. The mangos need to meet the strict requirements set by Nature's Pride, before they can be harvested. These measure have the advantage that the sugar content is higher and the mangos taste sweeter.
The journey of our mangos
Mangos are picked by hand. Once they arrive at the pack house they are thoroughly cleaned. Than they are quality checked and the pack house employees sort and pack the mangos according to the different sizes. After the mangos are packed, they are cooled back to 10 C ͦ to stop the ripening process.
The ripening of our mangos

When the fruit arrives at Nature´s Pride they get a quality check. Then the ripening supervisors determine the ripening process for every pallet and adjust the humidity and the temperature accordingly. This way the climate of the country of origin is copied. All the mangos go through a specific selection process so only the best products receive an EAT ME sticker. You can find more information about the ripening process here.

More about our ripening program
The ripening of our mangos

Packaging options

Customized according to the customers orders.
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Preparation tips & recipes

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Good and safe working conditions
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For Life program, plus:
Fair Trade premium for local projects.

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Nature's Pride Foundation

This foundation was established to finance local projects in communities where they grow our unique fruit and vegetables. The aim is to stimulate economic growth of small farmers, pack house employees and their families.

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