Man grows Miyazaki, world's costliest mango in Agartala

In one of its kind, a man from Agartala has succeeded in growing the sweetest purple mangoes in his home garden that sell for about 2.70 lakh per kilogram in the international markets. Have you ever tasted the “Eggs of the sun"? One of the mangoes that grow in Japan’s Miyazaki city when they pass through the high standards gets the nickname “Eggs of the sun".

These mangoes look purple when they are ripe. They are extremely sweet than any other variety as it has 25% more sugar content than any other mangoes. We can call them the “King of the Kings" as mangoes are called the king of the fruits. They also sell for Rs 2.70 Lakhs per kg.

Asish Pal a resident Agartala’s  Ramnagar Road Number 6 area has succeeded in growing one of the costliest kinds of mango in the world in his home garden. This mango, known as Miyazaki Mango, is sold in the market at the rate of lakhs of rupees per kg.

He said that he had been passionate about cultivating fruits since his childhood. "The plants need to be taken care of like children", he mentioned.

The Miyazaki mango, considered one of the most expensive fruits in the world. The variety is rich in a number of antioxidants, beta-carotene and folic acid. The Miyazaki mango is also believed to prevent cancer, heat stroke, boost immunity and is beneficial for the skin.

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