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55 Different Types of Mangoes | Best Mango Varieties in the World

Each mango variety has a distinct flavor and unique texture! Explore mouth-watering Different Types of Mangoes if you love this fruit!

There’s a reason why mango is called the king of fruits! Its delicious and juicy taste is simply hard to beat! And there are over 1000 varieties, and each has a distinct flavor. This fruit has origins in India, but many cultivars are grown worldwide. Let’s know about the Different Types of Mangoes available!

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Different Types of Mangoes Across the World

Check out some of the best different types of mangoes across the world!

1. Rainbow

Flavor: Very sweet with a tropical fragrance

Flesh: Golden yellow in color and one flat seed

Rainbow mangoes are elongated and oblong with a subtle curve at one end that is a blushing red in color when ripe. It is non-fibrous fruit that you can find in a slight honey scent and tastes very sweet and juicy.

2. Honey (Ataulfo)

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Flavor: Sweet and sour

Flesh: Peachy tropical aroma with smooth, firm flesh without fibers and a small pit

Honey mangoes are available from March to July. The primary sources are Mexico, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. When fully ripe, the fruit turns deep yellow with slight wrinkles and acquires a flattened oblong shape.

3. Francis

Flavor: Sweet and fruity

Flesh: Peach-like, tropical fragrance, and juicy, soft, fibrous flesh

You can have this luscious mango from May to June. The primary sources are Haiti and Ecuador. The fruit grows with green overtones that become yellow and takes a golden hue when it ripens.

4. Haden

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Flavor: Sweet and sour with a mildly bitter after-taste

Flesh: Firm flesh with fruit-like aroma and medium fibers

Haden is mainly cultivated in Mexico, Peru, and Ecuador. These bright red mangoes have green-yellow shaded skin with tiny white dots and an oval to round shape.

5. Keitt

Flavor: Sweet and fruity

Flesh: Citrusy aroma and juicy, firm flesh, with little fiber

Mexico, Ecuador, the United States, and Brazil are primary sources of Keitt mango. You can relish the fruit from March to April, August, and September. They are famous in Asian cuisines, where they are enjoyed in pickles.

6. Kent

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Flavor: Sweet with sour notes

Flesh: Tender, juicy flesh with limited fiber and tropical peachy aroma

The major countries that produce kent variety are Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru. This variety is ideal for juicing and drying. It is available from December to February. When the fruit starts to ripe, yellow dots cover its skin.

7. Tommy Atkins

Flavor: Tart with sweet notes

Flesh: Citrusy fragrance and firm fibrous flesh

Tommy Atkins mango is native to Florida. It is the most extensively grown variety in the United States. This fruit is primarily grown in Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, and Ecuador. You can have this delicious mango variety from March to July.

8. Graham

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Aromatic orange-colored, fiberless flesh

Graham mango originated in Trinidad from the seedling of the Julie mango. It is oval-shaped and turns yellow with bumpy skin when ripe.

9. Irwin

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Deep yellow flesh with red skin

Irwin is often called the Apple Mango with a unique apple flavor and is one of the best-selling varieties in Florida. It is also grown in Japan, Central America, Taiwan, and Australia. Irwin has no fibers in the pulp, and the delicious yellow flesh is sweet when wholly ripened. 

10. Palmer

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Flavor: Sweet and juicy

Flesh: Orange-yellow smooth flesh with few fibers

Palmer mango is yellow with a reddish tinge when completely ripe. The fruit is most popular for its exotic tropical aroma and minimal fiber and is considered to be one of the most delicious fruits in the world.

11. Valencia Pride

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Flavor: Sweet and juicy

Flesh: Fiberless, smooth, yellow flesh

Valencia Pride mangoes grow in California and Florida and can be an excellent example of large, long oval-shaped fruit. The large fruit is covered with yellow-colored skin with a reddish tint.

12. Kensington Pride

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Yellow flesh with yellow-green skin

The Kensington Pride is also called the Bowen Mango, and this Australian variety is one of the most popular in the world. With yellowish-green skin, Kensington can also develop some red blushing on the skin, and the yellow flesh is sweet and refreshing. 

13. Glenn

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Flavor: Sweet & Juicy

Flesh: Fiberless yellow flesh with an orange-tinged thin skin

Another example of delicious mango and one of the most popular ones is Glenn Mango which originates from Florida. This oblong or oval-shaped fruit is round at one end and pointed at another. 

14. Sein Ta Lone

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Fruity aroma, juicy, and a less fibrous texture.

Also known as a diamond solitaire mango, it is one of the popular varieties in Myanmar. This variety is available for two months and ends in June.


Different Types of Mangoes in India

As mangoes originated in India and its neighboring countries, we are showcasing the best varieties in this section that are grown primarily in the country.

15. Alphonso

Flavor: Sugary-sweet

Flesh: Buttery, tender texture with no fiber

Of the numerous mango species around the world, Alphonso is surely the number one in taste and flavor. The main producer of this delightful variety in India is Maharashtra.

16. Kesar

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Smooth and soft with no fiber

Kesar ranks second as the largest export variety of mango in India. It is grown in Girnar hill of Gujrat, India, and is available from May to July. The fruit is used for making various desserts and juices as well!

17. Dasheri

Flavor: Sweet and aromatic

Flesh: Fiberless, peach-colored pulp

This variety is available from mid-May to late August. Lucknow is the highest producer of this variety. Dasheri is long and oval-shaped, with yellow-green skin when ripe.

18. Chausa

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Deep yellow luscious pulp with little fiber

Hardoi in North India is famous for Chausa mangoes. The fruit is consumed by sucking. This fruit has its roots in Multan, Pakistan.

19. Bombay Green

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Hard pulp with little to no fiber

Bombay Green variety is cultivated in the Northern part of the Indian subcontinent. It displays Spanish green peel and is prized for its aromatic flavor.

20. Langra

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Juicy fiberless pulp rich in fibers

Langra is the most well-known mango variety in the Northern Indian sub-continent. The fruit has a juicy flavor and sweet, tarty taste.

21. Amrapali

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Deep orange-red flesh with medium fibers

Amrapali is a hybrid between Dasheri and Neelam Mangoes and was created in 1971. People grow it all over India, on farms and orchards.

22. Neelam

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Juicy and semi-hard with no fibers

These mangoes are available throughout the season. Though the tastiest ones come in the month of June when monsoons occur. They are grown all over the world.

23. Banganpalli/Safeda

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Flavor: Sweet and sour

Flesh: Fiberless, firm, yellow flesh.

Banganpalli hits the market first in the season. This mango variety belongs to Andhra Pradesh state and offers an unmistakable taste.

24. Chok Anan

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Hard, yellow-colored with medium to no fiber

Chok Anan, or ‘chocanon,’ is native to India, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Pakistan. It is also popular as ‘honey mango’ and miracle mango, as it fruits twice a year.

25. Badam Mango

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Hard, juicy, yellow-colored with no fiber

One of the most consumed mangoes in India, the Badam is famous for its size, canary yellow color, and juicy taste.

26. Totapuri

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Flavor: Sweet and sour

Flesh: Hard, with no fiber

It has one of the most unique shapes in mangoes! It is oblong, with pointed ends and a golden yellow color. The fruit has a distinctive sweet/sour taste.

27. Sindhri

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Flavor: Very Sweet

Flesh: Deep yellow thin skin

Sindhri stands tall on the list of best mangoes globally with its oval-shaped fruit. It has a distinct fragrance and comes from the Sindh region of Pakistan. 

28. Raspuri

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Flavor: Warm sweet taste, can also be pleasantly tart sometimes

Flesh: Bright yellow sweet flesh with yellowish-red skin

Raspuri is mainly cultivated and eaten in the Old Mysuru of Karnataka. It is also referred to as the Queen of Mangoes in India. It is oval and tastes excellent in smoothies, jams, and yogurts. 

29. Anwar Ratol

Flavor: Pleasantly sweet

Flesh: yellow flesh with a firm and smooth pulp

Anwar Ratol is a minor kind of mango that is native to northern India, Nepal, and Pakistan. It is famous for its incredible silky textures. 

30. Himsagar

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Greenish flesh with yellow, creamy pulp

This sweet variety is a specialty of Orissa and West Bengal, and it can usually weigh anywhere between 250-350 gm. It is mainly used to make shakes and desserts. 

31. Malgoba

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Flavor: Juicy and fragrant

Flesh: Light yellow with a tiny seed inside

Malgova is a round-oblique fruit with a pleasantly sweet taste. It usually weighs 300-500 gm and is available from May to June in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

32. Pairi / Paheri

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Flavor: Sweet and sour and incredibly juicy

Flesh: Fiberless bright yellow-colored smooth flesh

Pairi is one of the first varieties of mangoes in the Indian markets, similar to Safeda. You can identify this variety by its reddish tinge and its use in making aamras in Gujarat. 

33. Lakshmanbhog

Flavor: Sweet and juicy

Flesh: Yellow-orange firm juicy pulp with yellow-orangish skin

Lakshmanbhog is exclusively cultivated in West Bengal and is available in June and July. It gets exported to the United States of America from India every year. 

34. Fazli

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Flavor: Sweet and juicy

Flesh: Light yellow, firm yet juicy with a pleasant fragrance

Fazli is also known for its comparatively larger fruits than other mango varieties with lots of pulp. Each Fazli mango weighs above a kilo and stands out for its exceptional sweet taste. 

35. Imam Pasand

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Flavor: Unique after-taste and incredibly sweet, juicy flavor

Flesh: Fibreless, creamy, soft pulp inside its thick skin

Imam Pasand is cultivated in parts of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana and is available in June and May. It has a unique sweet and tangy flavor.

36. Mallika

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Flavor: Exceptionally sweet

Flesh: High quality, fiberless, orange-colored flesh

Mallika mangoes are known for their delightful flavor with citrus, honey, and melon hints. They are a hybrid of Dasheri and Neelam mangoes.

37. Mankurad

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Flavor: Sweet, juicy, and pulpy

Flesh: Yellow, firm pulp with a tiny seed

Mankurad is one of the most popular mangoes found in Goa, and this mid-season fruit is naturally sweet with very few fibers. It is also known to be sweeter than the famous Alphonso mangoes. 

38. Vanraj

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Flavor: Very sweet and sour and juicy

Flesh: Brilliant yellow 

Vanraj Mangoes look like an egg and are usually sold in Gujarat. With red-tinged skin, the mango is blushing pink on the inside and tastes very sweet. 

39. Gulab Khaas

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Fiberless, Yellow, smooth flesh with red or pink skin

Gulab Khaas Mango is a variety of mango with a rosy flavor and delectable taste. With a non-fibrous pulp, Gulab Khaas is small and sold mainly in West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand. 

40. Kilichundan

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Flavor: Sweet and fragrant

Flesh: Greenish-yellow and smooth

Kilichundan mangoes are comparatively huge and are sold only in considerable quantities in several regions of south India. Kilichundan looks and means the ‘beak of a bird’ in Malayalam.

41. Rumani

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Flavor: Very sweet and juicy

Flesh: smooth flesh

Rumani is sold primarily in Tamil Nadu and sports a greenish-yellow skin with a juicy texture and exquisite flavor. It is best known for its excellent taste in its raw form.

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Different Types of Mangoes in Thailand

42. Nam Dok Mai

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Thick and Fleshy

This mango has a sweet fragrance and tastes quite good with its juicy flesh. It is one of the most popular mango varieties in Thailand.

43. Khieo Sawoei Sampran

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Flavor: Crunchy and Sweet

Flesh: Hard

Usually eaten raw as a snack, this mango takes a sweet taste when it is ripe. It is one of the most expensive mangoes in Thailand and is usually harvested in October.

44. Tong Dam

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Flavor: Very Sweet

Flesh: Soft with fiber

Unline the most popular mangoes, it stays green even when fully ripe. Also, the green outer skin saves it from pest attacks.

45. Mamuang Ok Rong

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Flavor: Extremely Sweet

Flesh: Hard, with no fiber

Simply the most famous mango in Thailand, the locals eat it with a sticky rice dish. The fruit is exceptionally sweet and also carries a sweet musky fragrance.

46. Ivory

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Bright yellow-colored flesh and not too fibrous

Ivory mangoes look like the tusk of a young elephant and rule the markets of China and Thailand. They rank among the best varieties of mangoes in the world.


Different Types of Mangoes in Japan

47. Miyazaki – World’s Costliest Mango!

Flavor: Sweet and creamy

Flesh: Fiery red in color

The world’s costliest mango comes from Japan and is known as Miyazaki mangoes or Eggs of the Sun. They are named after the city of Miyazaki where they are grown. Usually, it is available at ₹2,70,000 per kilogram in the international market.


Different Types of Mangoes in the Philippines

48. Carabao

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Flavor: Very sweet, juicy, and aromatic

Flesh: Tender melting consistency and rich yellow

The Carabao Mango is also called the Manila or Philippine Mango and is recognized as the world’s sweetest mango from the Philippines. It is considered to be one of the most important mangoes grown in the country because it is mostly exported for its exotic taste.

49. Pico/Piko or Padero

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Soft, creamy, pale yellow in color

Padero or Pico is one of the most commonly grown varieties of mango in the Philippines. It is comparatively a bit flatter than the Carabao mango and is light orange or pale yellow in color.

50. Pahutan/Pajo

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Yellow and pulpy

Pahutan mangoes are not so common commercially, unlike the Pico or Carabao, and are known to be grown in the wild. It is more fibrous and smaller than Pico or Carabao mangoes.

51. Katchamita

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Flavor: Sweet and sour

Flesh: Green skin with firm, yellow flesh

Katchamita is also called the Indian mango because of its place of origin. They are rounder and more petite than Pico and Carabao. It is best enjoyed when green or unripe.


Different Types of Mangoes in Jamaica

52. Number Eleven

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Flavor: Pleasantly aromatic and sweet

Flesh: Yellow and firm

Although Number Eleven mango is not meant for everybody, it is extremely popular for its unique flavor and shape. The fruit tastes remarkably tangy towards the seed. Number Eleven mango lovers prefer to ‘juice’ the mango.

53. Black/Blackie

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Flavor: Very sweet

Flesh: Edible skin and covered in black spots with green or yellow flesh

This sweet mango variety is commonly known as Blackie and is popular because it is smaller than the common mangoes but not less sweet. The skin is edible, although it is susceptible to black spots.

54. Julie

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Flavor: Sweet and juicy

Flesh: Non-fibrous and deep orange color

Julie or St. Julian is most loved by Jamaicans for its rich taste and smooth texture. It is not so colorful and can be found in green to a reddish-orange shade when ripened. Julie is round with a flat side and can be eaten when it is about to ripen.

55. East Indian

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Flavor: Sharply sweet and juicy

Flesh: Fleshy and yellow

The East Indian mango is loved by most mango fans and is believed to be the topper in terms of class. As the name indicates, this variety was brought to the islands by laborers from India in 1845.

36 COMMENTS

    • No, they are not all good. The ones that have a lot of fiber are not very good, IMO. I like the Carrie, M4 and Coconut Cream the best. The ones in the store are not good at all. I never even knew I liked mangoes until moving to Florida.. now I am trying to grow my own.

  1. Oh it’s a competition! And Kesar is no.1 , followed by either Alphonso or Badami!

    You can’t touch Indian mangoes, no time to be eating Carapoopsies.

  2. Mankurad has been No 1 and shall remain so, my open challenge anyone in this universe,
    those who have not seen,heard or tasted yet to ascertain same with a statement that all these mangoes are not to match a callibre of Mankurad even 0.1% , so now you can imagineg guys

  3. Badami is good but Mallika is very sweet.
    It is all depending of cutivation & soil.
    Kolor of karnataka is good for manogos.
    Like wise konkan of Maharasta for Alphonso.

  4. Consumers,

    The “Rainbow” mango is the best tasting mango available….it will become more popular as soon as it gets more exposure to the U.S. Mangoes are very excellent tasting fruit which most people are not aware of. The previous varieties such as Tommy Atkins are not as edible as the new varieties that coming on now. The Tommy Atkins looked decent, shipped well, and had excellent production for the growers but that where it stopped as far as advantages. Be patient, the Rainbow, Coconut Cream, Honey Kiss, and Lemon Zest mangoes are to be available soon. The mango for informational purposes, is the most consumed fruits in all the world, it retains almost 40% of world fruit consumption. Appreciate the contact with the readers.

  5. Alphonso mangoes are maybe marketed well but reality is atleast in India there is no match for Kesar. Must try and compare yourself.

  6. The Cuban bizcochuelo is one of the best for me. Grew up eating them. It is not mentioned. Have my own tree in south Florida.

  7. I tasted my first mango 20 years ago: it was disgusting! Yellow one. Probably wrinkly. I never ate a mango until recently it was meh and expensive. I bought another from the Mexican market (cheap) red mangoes and THE BEST IN THE WORLD!!! So yes, it IS a competition. Some are really sour and tasteless and not sweet. They should be EXTINCT! Why aren’t red mangoes from MEXICO here?? They’re the best! (And why are Haden, Kent and Neelam different varieties? They all look the same with little red.)

  8. can yall just shut the frick up. no fucking mango is better. stop turning this into an argument. different people can have different fucking opinions so shut the fuck up.

  9. Khieo Sawoei, a Thai mango, the best mango in the the world that you can try – so Pranee, my student, tells me!

  10. Carabao mango is the sweetest mango in the world. Search it, it’s a fact. And should by #1 mango by its taste, shape and color.

  11. Of course – it’s subjective – different people have different tastes – but the best I’ve tasted is the Rabaul mango in Papua New Guinea. I think it might be similar to or the same as the varieties known as Cedar Bay or mangga golek

  12. Really i love Anwar Atol and sindhri with chunsa mangoes of sindh Pakistan sweet and pleasant taste and excellent and charming smell

  13. Have tried over 50 different varieties as I import fruit. Chaunsa from Pakistan is the best hands down!

  14. Believe the big ones are among: MULGOBA-KEIITT-FAZLI hope you get some of them for me.Live in Pinellas County,Florida.

    • ble to mail me some of the larger mangoes available like 4 to 5 pounds eachMy address 9353 120 St.Seminole,Fl.33772Hope you understand don’t know to much computers.Mike

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