Juicy, sweet and totally tropical, mangoes are our top produce pick this month. Indigenous to India, they have over 20 vitamins and minerals including potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Plus, they're just darn tasty!
We sell Ataulfo, Haden, Tommy Atkins and Kent mangoes. Ataulfos are bright yellow with a flattened oblong shape and smooth texture. The other three types are your more traditional mango - larger and rounder with red/green skin and fibrous flesh.
No matter the type of mango, the best way to test ripeness is a gentle squeeze. A ripe mango will give slightly. Store unripened mangoes at room temperature, but move ripe ones to the fridge (if for some strange reason you decide not to devour them at that point).
Warning - all mangoes have a long thin pit in the middle that you have to cut around. Here's how:
Buy mangoes online and check out our mango-inspired offerings here.