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Overview

Compatibility & Temperature

Grade Tolerances

Nutrition Information

Mangos

Varieties

 

Hayden- is the roundest of the mango varieties. It has a bright yellow-orange flesh, firm texture, and flat, oval pit.

 

Kent- is an oval-shaped mango that is softer than other varieties. Its fiber-free flesh is sweet with a tropical flavor.

 

Tommy Atkins- is the most colorful mango, distinguished by its firm skin and medium fiber. It is shaped like a Haden but contains less flavor.

 

Keitt- is the largest mango variety. Un- like other varieties, it may remain totally green with just a hint of yellow even when fully ripe.

 

Francisque- is a medium-size, flat mango from Haiti with an apricot-like flavor. Its color ranges from a deep orange to completely green.

 

Van Dyke- is a small mango with pineapple-like flavor.

 

Ataulfo- is another small mango. It is very sweet, rich in flavor, and virtually fiber-free.

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Compatibility

From USDA Handbook No. 669, load compatibility Group 2. Mangos are com- patible with avocados, bananas, eggplants, grapefruit, guava, limes, muskmelons (other than cantaloupes), olives, papayas, pineapples, tomatoes, and watermelons.

 

Temperature

USDA recommended storage 55° F (12.8° C).

Approximate freezing point 30.3° F (-0.9° C).

At the above temperatures, mangos should keep for two to three weeks. Some varieties may be successfully stored at 50° F (10.0° C); however, shippers’ instruc- tions should be followed, as most varieties are susceptible to chilling injury at temperatures below 55° F (12.8° C).

Fully ripe mangos may be successfully stored at temperatures near 40° F (4.4° C). To ripen mangos, temperatures of 70°-75° F (21°-24° C) are best. Higher temperatures may affect flavor, while lower temper- atures may result in a tart, sour flavor.

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Good Arrival Guidelines

 

Good Arrival Guidelines in the United States and Canada permit

• 15% total average defects

• 8% serious and

4% decay upon arrival at contract destination after five-days in transit.

Recommended transit temperature is 55° F.

 

Source(s): PACA, DRC and USDA

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup of sliced

 

Amount Per Serving

Calories from Fat 4Calories 107

 

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 0.45g  1%

   Saturated Fat 0.109g 1%

   Polyunsaturated Fat 0.084g

   Monounsaturated Fat 0.167g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 3mg 0%

Potassium 257mg

Total Carbohydrate 28.05g 9%

   Dietary Fiber 3g 12%

   Sugars 24.42g

Protein 0.84g

 

Vitamin A 25%  Vitamin C 76%

Calcium 2%  Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18

 

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