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The Luscious Mango Juice
The cold, sweet & heavenly blend of mango pulp, ice & a pinch of ground cardamom mixed into water/milk with sugar comes out as the extremely nutritious mango juice. In the scorching summer season, the loss of appetite, lack of exercise, and a generally unhealthy lifestyle demand immediate attention. The cold mango juice comes as the rescuer, providing the only real way to super-boost the energy levels while enjoying the food. Even the companies active in the processed mango products world market, have been developing innovative recipes to enhance flavor and aroma to serve consumers' tastes.

Recent studies in the related field involve the detail analysis of flavor compounds from mango puree through cross-flow microfiltration on microporous ceramic alumina membrane and subsequent concentration of permeate by reverse osmosis.

Due care is taken to recover the major aromatic chemical compounds, monoterpene hydrocarbons- both qualitatively and quantitatively. The blending mango nectar from different varieties, based on their aromatic compounds, are also being studied for having clear idea of consumers' preferences.

History of Mango

The earliest mention of mango, Mangifera indica, that means "the great fruit bearer," is in the Hindu scripture dating back to 4000 BCE. Witnessing a cultivation timeline of thousands of years, mangoes have been produced in the Indian Subcontinent and reached East Asia between the 5th-4th century BC. They were transported to the regions of Brazil, West Indies and Southern North America by the 10th century AD. It was brought to the Occidental world by the navigator Vasco da Gama, in 1498. The mango arrived in Brazil in the 16th century, brought by Portuguese hands, which introduced it first to Pernambuco's captaincy, and from there to the rest of the country.

In the present times, mango is widely cultivated as a fruit tree in frost-free tropical and warmer subtropical climates throughout the Indian subcontinent, North, South and Central America, the Caribbean, South and Central Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia. It is easily cultivated yielding more than 1,000 varieties, ranging from the "turpentine mango" (named for its strong taste of turpentine) to the huevos de toro (literally "eggs of the bull", a euphemism for "bull's testicles", referring to the shape and size).
Yummy Mango Juice Blends
Owing to such a high level popularity, the mango is also applicable as a blend in several drink recipes, including the popular ones as:

  • Acapulcos Malibu
  • Al a kazam
  • Bombay Bellini
  • Brain Blender
  • Brazilian Mango
  • Caribbean Harvest
  • Champagne & Mango
  • Desi
  • Fuzzy Mango
  • Go-Go Girl
  • Island Affair
  • Jamaica Fever
  • Lush Zombie
  • Magic Punch
  • Mango Mosa
  • Oyster Bay
  • Passion Cooler
  • Phoenix Paradise
  • Spring Fever
  • Strawberry Mango Margarita
  • Tequila Exotica
  • Tropical Punch
  • Yum-Yum, and many more to excite you further.

Mango Production

Having more than three-quarters of the world's production in the Asian region, Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is also grown in other regions of the world, but. Having attractive flavor, taste, aroma and texture, it is addressed as the queen of fruits in tropical areas of the world. In India, there are more than 1,000 different varieties of mangos. In the present times, mango is one of the most popularly exploited fruits for food, juice, flavor, fragrance and color. Despite of being a popular fruit globally, the farmers cultivating this fruit receive a low price in return of their produce. This has led to mangoes being available as a fair trade item in some countries. Dwarf or semi-dwarf varieties, such as Nam Doc Mai, yield fruits in containers.


Advantages of Mango Juice

The mango juice is rich in Nutrients, Vitamin A, Vitamins B (B1, B2 and B3), Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus and Potassium. Being regarded as the best summer time drink, this drink is extremely beneficial to consume during the following conditions:

  • Constipation
  • Excessive thirsty condition
  • Cancer
  • Heart diseases
  • Anaemia
  • Pregnancy
  • Mental weakness
  • Stress

Blessed with all the natural nutritive ingredients, mango juice possesses salient properties:

  • Relieves vata, increases pitta & kapha
  • Hot in potency
  • Removes toxins
  • An aphrodisiac
  • Invigorates nerve tissues
  • Energises the body
  • Improves complexion
  • Global Scenario of Mango Juice

The mango juices and mango-based drink segment is dominating both the overseas and domestic market. The organized beverage market in India is ruled by mango juices, nectars and drinks that have about 85% of the market share; about 38 million cases of mango-based drinks are consumed by Indians every year. Thus, the fruit juice market in India is estimated to grow at about 30 per cent per annum. The total domestic processing capacity for the "King of Fruits" has gone up many times in the past two years and now is estimated at 12,000 tonnes per day during the summer season.

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