The Mango Ataulfo is an exotic tropical fruit with a lot of pulp, green color when is growing up and yellow in it is ripped, considered as one of the finest fruit all around the world.
There are many kinds of mango. Mexico is the second big producer in the world and from its fertile lands are produced the varieties of: Manila, Irwin, Haden, Palmer, Sensation, Van Dyke, Tommy Atkins, Kent, Keitt y Ataulfo.
The Mango Ataulfo is produced in Chiapas, Nayarit, Colima, Guerrero and Michoacán, being Chiapas the
number one producer at national level. And also has geographical indication.
PRODUCT WITH GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION!
(GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (eg. a town, region, or country). The use of a GI may act as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.
March-June from our lands in en Tapachula Chiapas. April-July from Nayarit.
CHARACTERISTICS AND PROPERTIES
Color: Yellow Type: Large Length: 12-15 cm Width: 5-7.5 cm Weight: 180-280 grams
Per each 104 grams of mango, you get:
Vitamin A 38 mg
Vitamin C 28 mg
Vitamin B .05 mg
Folic Acid 14 mg
Hidrato de Carbono 8.5 g
Carbohydrates 14.8 g
Water 83 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Iron 1.5 g
Calcium 10 mg
Magnesium 12 mg
Potassium 190 mg
Proteins 0.5 grams
Fat 0.4 grams
Energy 65 calories
Origin of Mango and its history in México
The mango is a fruit of the tree called Mangifera indica. Originally from the India, this tree grows until 25 meters, having as a characteristic that is long lived. It is a plant of low latitudes that tolerates a lot of raining, but it needs dry weather when the fruit is forming.
The mango is recognized in the actuality as one of the four tropical fruits finest in the world. This fruit is cultivated from the prehistoric periods, 6,000 years ago. In the sanscrit language mango “amra” means from the people and this word was registered 4,000 years ago.
In the other hand, some say that mango word derivates from the Portuguese “manga” or “mangka”, in Spanish “mango”, in German “mango baum” in Netherlands “mangga boom”.
The occidental world was related with mango and started the world distribution because the Portuguese, from the west, in the early century XVI. The Spanish introduced this fruit to their colonial tropical colonies in the American Continent in the centuries XV and XVI. Jamaica imported their first mangoes from Barbados in 1782. Mangos were transported to Hawaii in 1809 and to California in 1880, while the first permanent plantation in Florida was I 1861.
In 1960, mangos were unknown out of the tropical zones and practically there were not international commerce. In the last years mangos established like a fresh fruit and processed fruits in the global market. The increase in production of Mango in other areas has been amazing, now countries like Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and México are principal producers.
MANGO IN MEXICO
At the end o the Century XVII, mango Manila was introduced by the Spanish to Acapulco port, and later to Veracruz. The second time was one century later, from the Antilles to the Golf Coast the principal mangos were “criollos”.
In 1950, the third introduction of mango was made by agricultures from Florida, so we got the varieties of Haden, Kent, Keitt e Irwing.
Actually the varieties cultivated are: Ataulfo, Haden, Tomy Atkins, Kent, Keitt, Irwing, Manila, Manililla, Palmer, Sensation and Van Dyke
Wood box for 61.72 Libras of Mango (28 kilograms).
Corrugated and recycling box for 6 kilograms (14 Libras).