Mango is the favorite fruit for a lot of people around the world. Mangoes is rich with fiber that make it one of the healthiest and most delicious fruits in the world and it also provides carbohydrates, vitamins A, B1, B6 and C, sodium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, iron, phosphorus, potassium, pantothenic acid, and niacin. They are used in a different types of cuisines around the world. mango lassi, pickles, custards, puddings and even raw mangoes are widely used around the world. It is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines, and also the national tree of Bangladesh. Countries like India , Pakistan and China are considered the most producing and exporting countries for mango. Here we are listing top 5 mango producing countries.
India is the number one mango producing country in the world and it produces 16,337,400 ton of mango every year and it is almost 42.2 percent of world’s total mango production. Mango is the national fruit of India and it is known as King of Fruit. There are huge variety of mangoes in India. India is considered as the most mango exporting country in the world and it also export mango throughout the world . Mango is mainly cultivated in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttara Khand, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
China is world’s number 2 mango producing country. It produces around 4,351,593 tons of mango a year which is almost 11.2 percent of world’s total production of mango. Mango is a very popular fruit in China and In mainland China, Hainan region is the number one producer of mango, followed by Guangxi Autonomous Region, Guangdong Province, Yunnan Province, Sichuan Provinces and Fujian Province. China is a big mango consuming country.
Thailand ranked 3rd in mango production. It produce about 2,550,600 tons of mango a year which is almost 6.5 percent world’s total production of mango. Brahm Kai Meu is the most famous and exported mango variety in Thailand, it is very delicious and contains less fibers compared with other varieties . almost all the fruit is sold as fresh fruit in the markets and about 2% is exported overseas in fresh form to Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, South Korea and EU.
Pakistan is also one of the leading mango production country in the world and it comes in 4th place. It produce almost 1784,300 tons of mango every year which accounts for 4.6 percent of the world’s total production of mango. Mango is mainly cultivated in Pakistan are Bahawalpur, Dera Ismail Khan, Hyderabad, Multan, Khanewal Sahiwal, Muzaffar Garh, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Vehari and Thatta. Almost 1595 varieties of mangoes known, only few (25 to 30) are being grown on commercial scale in Pakistan.
Mexico sits 5 position in mango producing countries. It produces almost 1,632,650 tons of mangoes every year and it is about 4.2 % of the world total mango production. Mexico was the leading mango exporter to countries like the United States, Saudi Arabia and Japan. Mexico is rich with various types of mangoes.