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East Indian Mangoes

Mango may not be native to Jamaica but has become a major part of our culture. For Example, East Indian mango. East Indian mango has the name suggested is from East India. From 1845 to 1921, over 36,000 East Indians, mainly of the Hindu faith, were brought to Jamaica as indentured servants.

East Indian mango

This is a medium-sized fruit that is stringy but very sweet. It has a large top and small end, green in colour with a red or yellowish colour at the top end. It is very juicy and usually has a very distinct smell. East Indian mangoes are sold at premium prices. The size about cost $150.00 JMD. ($400-500 JMD) or more per dozen; depending on the vender (higgler) and of course your versatility to negotiate prices. East Indian mangoes are sweet and  delicious, beyond words

Mango season begins in Jamaica in April. However, May to September is the heart of the mango crops, Breadfruit is also a fruit in Jamaica. Julie Mangoes


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