This mango that you are about to learn through this article is the most expensive mango in the world. It’s no surprise that mango – the summer fruit – is a staple food item to fruit-lovers.
And almost all of them are affordable, except of ‘Egg of the Sun.’ To those folks that aren’t introduced with the mango variety, let’s clear.
‘Egg of the Sun’ is leading in list of top 10 most expensive mango in the world that currently sets retail price for itself at Rs. 2.70 Lakh/KG in the international market.
The fruit is well-known for its unique ruby colored appearance and is found in Miyazaki city of Japan.
Since the world’s most expensive mango is grown and harvested in Miyazaki, in addition to the Egg of the Sun (Taiyo-no-Tamago in Japanese), the fruit is also named after its homeland “Miyazaki Mango.”
You are well aware of the most expensive mango in the world price now, but the most important question is still left unanswered.
Why ‘Miyazaki Mango’ are So Expensive?
Well, it has some good reasons. The first is its country of origin – Japan which has ever been in the limelight for producing the world’s most expensive fruits.
Buddha Shaped Pear, Cubed watermelon, and Sekai Ichi Apples are some of the pricy fruits that country sells.
The mango Variant “Miyazaki Mango” is also a leading name in the list.
The unique fruit is usually over 350g in weight and have 15% or higher sugar content.
These mangoes are cultivated between April and August, as per the Miyazaki local products and trade promotion centre in Japan.
Miyazaki are distributed throughout the country.
The trade promotion centre, Japan stated that these mangoes are excellent choice for people who need help with tired eyes.
Thanks to rich antioxidants properties, beta-carotene, and contain folic acid. The fruit also aids in improving eyesight.
Before being shipped around the world, the mangoes from Miyazaki go through rigorous inspection and testing. T hose that meet the highest quality standards are called “Eggs of the Sun”
It is for the reason that these mangoes have a form resembling a dinosaur egg and are generally flaming red in colour.
Can We Grow Miyazaki Mango in India?
After knowing the costly price tag attached with the most expensive mango in the world you might be wondering to harvest Miyazaki in India.
But is that possible? Of Course yes.
The variety is currently grown in India, Thailand, Bangladesh, and the Philippines.
Two of these mango trees, are reportedly being grown in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, at a couple’s private property.
The couple claims that during their travel in local indian train someone have given them the seedling of these fruits.
How MP Couple are Growing Miyazaki mangoes at home?
Last year, two orchardists couple in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, named Rani and Sankalp Parihar, employed four guards and six dogs to defend two mango trees carrying seven mangoes each.
Folks claims that it is one of the strict securities ever granted to fruits in India.
After all, Miyazaki mangoes known for being one of the most costly varieties of the fruit in the world and being a native of Japan, couple find it good to arrange a strict security setup.
However, Miyazaki Mango tree plantation journey were unintentional to the couple.
A few years ago, Rani and Sankalp Parihar had randomly planted two mango trees in their garden without knowing that one day they would eventually produce one of the most expensive varieties of mangoes in the world: the rare, ruby-colored Japanese Miyazaki Mango.
However, they weren’t even sure whether such variety of mango exist in the world. A few years ago, while he was travelling to Chennai to purchase some saplings, Sankalp met a man on a train who handed him some Miyazaki mango seedlings.
“He offered these saplings to me and asked to take care of these plants like our babies, We planted [them] in the orchard without knowing what variety of mangoes it will produce,” he told Hindustan Times.
Hereafter the man gave started calling the most expensive mango in the world by his mother’s name ‘Damini.’
“Later, we researched about this variety and found the real name. But it is still Damini for me,” he said.