21 Different Types of Mangoes | Best Mango Variety 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 the king of fruits! It’s delicious and juicy taste is simply hard to beat! This fruit is native to India, but many cultivars are grown around the world. 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. 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, Ecuador. When fully ripe, the fruit turns deep yellow with small wrinkles and acquires flattened oblong shape.

2. 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 change to more golden when mango ripens.

3. Haden

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Flavor: Sweet and sour with a mildly bitter aftertaste

Flesh: Ferm 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 small white dots and oval to round shape.

4. 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.

5. Kent

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Flavor: Sweet with sour notes

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

The main countries that are producing 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 the skin of the fruit.

6. Tommy Atkins

Flavor: Tart with sweet notes

Flesh: Citrus 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.

7. Carabao

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Juicy and soft flesh with less fiber

Carabao mango belongs to the Philippines. It is also known as Manila mango, champagne, or Philippine mango. It is the national fruit of the Philippines, and the country comes on number six after India, China, Pakistan, Brazil, and Mexico in its production.

8. Graham

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Aromatic orange-colored, fiberless flesh

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


Different Types of Mangoes in Indian Subcontinent

As Mangoes were originated in India and its neighboring countries, we are showcasing the best mango varieties in this section that are grown primarily in the subcontinent.

9. 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 from Myanmar. This variety is available for two months and ends in June.

10. Alphonso

Flavor: Sugary-sweet

Flesh: Distinct aroma rich, buttery, tender texture, and a saffron-colored juicy pulp with no fiber

From 1000 mango species around the world, alphonso mango is surely the number one in taste and flavor. The main producer of this delightful variety is the Maharashtra state of India. It is available in Summers.

11. Kesar

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Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Smooth and soft with no fiber

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

12. Dasheri

Flavor: Sweet and aromatic

Flesh: Fiberless, peach-colored pulp

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

13. 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. You can have this juicy mango in summers. Chausa mango has its roots from Multan, Pakistan.

14. 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 is also famous as Malda and Shehroli. It displays Spanish green peel and prized with an aromatic flavor. They are available from May to July.

15. Langra

Flavor: Sweet

Flesh: Juicy fiberless pulp rich in fibers

Langra is the most well-known mango variety of the Northern Indian sub-continent. It originally belongs to Varanasi, and the best variety is from Patna and Bihar, the states in  India. The fruit has a juicy flavor, sweet and tart taste.

16. 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, in farms and orchards. The fruit has a short shelf life as compared to the other mango varieties. You can also grow it in containers due to the small size of the tree.

17. 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.

18. 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 in India and offers an unmistakable taste, savored by the locals and everyone alike!

19. 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, in both summer and winter seasons.

20. Badam Mango

Flavor: Sweet

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

The most popular and one of the most consumed mangoes in India, the Badam is famous for its size, canary yellow color, and flesh with juicy taste. Karnataka and the Andhra Pradesh States of India are the leading producers of it.

21. 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 and hits the market early in the summers of India.

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