Mango

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Thai Fresh Mango

Mango is an important economic crop of Thailand and it holds third position on the world’s production list. The most popular Thai mangoes which usually consumed ripe are Golden Nam Dok Mai and Nam Dok Mai No. 4. Those consumed green are Keaw Sawoey and Rad which is famous for their nutty sweet flavor.

Golden Nam Dok Mai Mango

Sweet Mango Nam Dok Mai

Appearance

The fruit is of oval shape with pointy tip. The seed is hard and flat with thin peel. The unripe is green and can be very sour with white resin. The fully ripe has beautiful golden colored skin with creamy yellow, firm and juicy flesh. Each mango can weigh up to 300-400 grams.

Flavors

Succulent and aromatic, it is usually consumed ripe or used in the making of sweet dessert such as Mango Sticky Rice, ice-cream and preserves.

Sweetness

15 – 17 Degree Brix

Peak Seasons

February – May

Nam Dok Mai No. 4 Mango

Sweet Mango Nam Dok Mai No.4
Sweet Mango Nam Dok Mai No.4

Appearance

The fruit is oval to long in shape with white hard, lean and flat seed. It also yields more flesh. The unripe has green peel with firm and thick white flesh, very sour in flavor while the fully ripe is yellow or golden. It might look greener than the Golden Nam Dok Mai. Thin peel, delicate flesh, no thorns, the fruit is very fragrant and each mango weigh about 280-300 grams.

Flavors

The flesh is more luscious and softer than Golden Nam Dok Mai

Sweetness

19 Degree Brix

Peak Seasons

February – May

Keaw Sawoey Mango

keaw sawoey green sweet mango from thailand
keaw sawoey green sweet mango from thailand

It has become very popular these days and is at its best quality when consumed unripe.

Appearance

The fruit is quite round and oval with slightly tilted tip. The stem side is big and thick and gradually tapered and flat towards the tip with green skin and outer convex edge. The size of this mango is about 5-7 centimeter wide and 10-15 centimeter long. The inner flesh is white with fine, crisp and thick texture and very little thorns. The peel is thick and tough with indistinct node all over the fruit. The full-bodied seed is long and flat and each fruit weigh about 300-500 grams.

Flavors

When ripe, the skin is grayish green or creamy green while the inner layer is milky white with nutty sweet flavor. When fully ripe, the skin and the inner layer turn yellow with delicate and firm texture.

Peak Seasons

February – May

Rad Mango

rad sour mango from thailand
rad sour mango from thailand

Appearance

Egg-shaped with pointy tip, the stem side of the fruit has lump that resembles a horn of a rhinoceros. The unripe has thick yellowish green skin with rough and thorny texture. When fully ripe, the skin and the inner flesh turns yellow and is very thorny with sweet and sour flavors, perfect for consuming unripe or used in salad. The average weight of each fully grown fruit is about 250-350 gram.

Flavors

Very sour when green and nutty sweet when ripe, the fully ripe one has a sweet and sour flavors.

Peak Seasons

February – May

Health Benefits

  • Mango is high in vitamin C which is an excellent source of antioxidant.
  • Helps prevent and reduce the risk of cancer.
  • Helps control the level of blood pressure.
  • Improve digestive system.
  • Reduce levels of LDL cholesterol in the body.
  • Promote the body’s immune system.
  • Fibers from mango help with digestion and burn