June 10, 2019 10:06 am
Kesar is also grown in arid parts of Gujarat, is amenable for vapour heat treatment, hot water treatment as well as irradiation treatment, which are necessary for overseas markets.
April 14, 2019 4:11 am
Alphonso or Hapus is called the ‘king of mangoes’ because of its unique taste and texture. Originally, mangoes grown in the Konkan region of the state were known by this name but over the years, other states such as Karnataka and Kerala have also started growing this fruit.
April 21, 2015 6:10 pm
Karnataka (10 per cent)and Bihar (7.6 per cent) are among the top five states with high share in mangoes' production.
April 09, 2015 4:58 am
Unseasonal rain and hailstorms in the Konkan coast severely hurt mango production, traders say.
May 05, 2014 11:35 pm
Following a bug panic, the EU becomes a no-flies zone.
May 03, 2014 11:22 pm
The EU ban on import of mangoes from India is bringing down prices of Alphonso. Ghawali explains all that goes into the king of the fruit.
March 29, 2013 1:10 am
The king of fruits - mango - is back on the streets again.
April 07, 2012 4:20 am
Alphonso mangoes are being sold at Rs 600-800 a dozen in retail,which sellers said was around 25-40 per cent lower than prices the fruit commanded in April last year.
April 07, 2012 4:16 am
Here is bad news for Alphonso lovers. The crop yield in the mango belt of Maharashtras coastal Konkan region is down to 15 per cent of the annual produce due to climate changes and pest attacks,due to which prices of mangoes are expected to sky-rocket in the retail market.
July 02, 2011 2:33 am
Next time you are out buying mangoes,try a Sheila rather than the run-of-the mill Kesar or Alphonso.