Mangoes are sweet, although the taste and the texture of the flesh varies across cultivars, some having a soft to an over ripe plum, while others firmer, like a cantaloupe or avocado and some may have a fibrous texture. In south Asia it is called king of fruits due to its flavor. Mango is great source of Vitamin A and C. Fresh Arena Team pick best fruit from best orchards in Pakistan to ensure the best quality.
Mango is hand picked for packing as a policy of Team Fresh Arena " Honesty is the best Practice". There are more than 350 varties in Pakistan. Some of them are really good and exported to other countries. These are Sindhri, Chaunsa, White Chaunsa, Langra, Dosehri, Bagan Phalli and Ratol ect. This fruit cannot be kept in store for more than a week and therefore it is shipped soon after packing area via air transportation to decrease the transit time. The Fruit is packed in different packing sizes or as per the requirement of the customer.
The King of the fruits
The magnificent Pakistani Mangoes is one of the premier tropical fruit in the world. Mango fruit is one of the most popular nutritionally rich fruit with unique flavor, fragrance , taste, and heath promoting qualities making it a common ingredient in new functional foods often called “super fruits”. Mango is one of the delicious tropical seasonal fruit and believed to be originated in the sub –Himalayan plains of the family of Anacardiaceae, family that also includes numerous species of tropical fruiting trees in the flowering plants such as cashew, pistachio…etc. It mostly grows in the province of Punjab and Sindh, its season starts from May to end of September.
Mango Can be eaten raw as a dessert fruit or processed to various products. Ripe fruits can be sliced and canned or proceed to juice, jams, jellies, nectars and preserves. Eastern and Asian cultures use unripe mangos for pickles, chutney and relished. The timber is used for boats, flooring, furniture and other applications.
Raw mango consists of about 81-7% water, 17% carbohydrate, 0.5% protein, 0.3% fat, and 0.5% ash.
A100g (3.5 0z) serving of raw mango has 65 calories and about half the vitamin C found in oranges. Mango contains more vitamin A than most fruit.
Pakistani Mangoes have huge demand in the international market due to its rich flavor, aroma, and health value, i.e., nutrients and minerals contents. Pakistani Mango fruit is known as one of the best in world. Based on its unique characteristics, mango is referred as "King of Fruits", and is the national fruit of Pakistan. It is consumed direct as a fruit as well as juice (fresh & concentrates).
Mangoes come in market early in the May and remains in market till August/September. The typical mango season is from June to September, with export surpluses available in July.
Mangoes are packed into the cartons by count as well. These counts are 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 numbers of mangoes per carton, depending on the size of the mango. These counts must make the minimum guaranteed net weight. Mangoes are packed side by side, or on edge, rather than flat so as to maximize the number that will be accommodated in a single layer.