Karachi Introduces Rs 300,000/Kg Red and Purple Miyazaki Mangoes

Mon May 13 2024
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KARACHI: The debut of red and purple ‘Miyazaki’ mangoes in Karachi, Pakistan has stirred up excitement, with these exotic fruits commanding a staggering price of Rs 300,000 per kilogram.

Originating from Japan, these prized mangoes are now being cultivated under the scorching Karachi sun. While Pakistan’s annual mango season typically showcases renowned varieties like Chaunsa, Sindhri, Langra, Dasheri, and Anwar Rathore, the arrival of Miyazaki mangoes signals a notable shift in the country’s mango industry.

A local farmer shared insight into the uniqueness of Miyazaki mangoes, noting their vibrant red and purple hues, which set them apart from the traditional yellow mangoes. Moreover, their distinctive flavor profile adds to their appeal.

In international markets, Miyazaki mangoes fetch prices ranging from $800 to $900 per kilogram, translating to Rs 250,000 to Rs 300,000 per kilogram in Pakistan.

Originally introduced on a trial basis, the successful cultivation of Miyazaki mangoes in Karachi has paved the way for wider production across the nation.

Praising the fertile land of Karachi’s Malir area, the farmer expressed optimism about the future of Miyazaki mango cultivation in Pakistan, citing the region’s potential for abundant harvests.

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