More than 200 varieties are grown in Thailand, helping to make the Kingdom the world’s third largest mango exporter behind India and China. While mango’s ubiquity stems in part from the ease with which it grows throughout the country, the best regions for the fruit are Chachoengsao, Ratchaburi and Nonthaburi.
Which type of Thai mango is the sweetest?
First, it is the sweetest mango in Thailand. While the ripe flesh of other mango varieties has a Brix measure of 15-16%, that of Nam Dok Mai has a 17-20% Brix reading. Second, Nam Dok Mai is a larger fruit than all other mango varieties in Thailand.
Which Thai mango is best?
Most Thais are familiar with the sweet and juicy nam dok mai mangoes (the most popular variety, known internationally and sold year-round), but aficionados of the fruit typically prefer the pale yellow ok rong variety, which can be more fibrous, but is also considered far more aromatic.
How do you pick a Thai mango?
A ripe mango will give off a strong sweet, fruity, fragrant aroma around the stem. Stay away from mangos that don’t smell at all, which means they are underripe. Put the mango back if it smells like alcohol!
How much does mango cost in Thailand?
Prices of fruit in Thailand in the markets and in supermarkets about the same, but the market choice is wider. Ripest mangoes for 100 baht / kg (this is not mango season), one kind can be purchased at Big C or Macro, the market will have some choice in the varieties of the same value from 80 to 120 baht.
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|Country||Common name||Scientific name|
|Sri Lanka||Jackfruit||Artocarpus heterophyllus|
|Turkey||Sultana grapes||Vitis vinifera|
|United Kingdom||Raspberry||Rubus idaeus|