History of Chaunsa Mango|
History of Chaunsa Mango: is one of the worlds’ top available varieties. There are two thinking on history of Chaunsa Mango in Market,
First thinking which is popular that a variety of mango grown in different parts of the world, but originally from Multan and Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab Pakistan. It is an exceptionally sweet mango with a wonderful fragrance and delicious soft, succulent flesh with only the minimum of fiber.
Second Thinking it originated as a choicest seedling in a village Chausa in Malihabad, Tehsil of Lucknow. It is also known as “Kajri” or “Khajri”. There is a resemblance between the foliage of Fajri and this variety but there is marked difference in fruit shape and quality. Fruit medium to large ovate to oval, base obliquely flattened, ventral shoulder raised than the dorsal, beak distinct, sinus shallow, apex round, skin medium in thickness, Stuff firm, smooth, fiber-less with a pleasant flavor and sweet taste. Juice moderately abundant. Stone somewhat large oblong. Fruit quality good, bearing heavy, keeping quality medium to good. Mature season in August (late).
The fruit has a golden-yellow color when it is soft, is almost fiber less, and has an aromatic, pleasant, sweet flavor. Commonly available varieties in Pakistan are greenish-yellow. The unique taste and richness in its flavor makes it a worldwide favorite. Overall, it is considered the best mango in terms of its rich aroma, sweet taste, juicy and high nutritional value.
Types of Chaunsa:
There are three known Types of Chaunsa mangoes: Honey Chaunsa, Sweet Chaunsa, and White Chaunsa. White Chaunsa is considered best for export due to its longer shelf life,
The Season for Chaunsa in Pakistan normally starts at the beginning of June and ends in the third week of August. It is heavily exported to the Middle East, Europe , and most recently to the United States.