Australians can lastly get a style of summer time with mangoes returning on cabinets from in the present day.
To kick off the season, the primary tray has been auctioned off for $40,000 on the 2023 Brisbane Markets Mango Public sale.
The particular fundraiser will go to assist Redkite, which supplies sensible, monetary, and psychological well being assist to households who’ve a baby with most cancers, and The Girl Musgrave Belief who present sensible options that save lives and transition younger girls who’re homeless or liable to homelessness to a lifetime of alternative and prosperity.
“Moist climate and altering temperatures have delayed the beginning of this yr’s mango season nevertheless we’re anticipating distribution ranges to achieve 200,000+ trays nationally by early October with Aussies anticipated to take pleasure in over 150 million mangoes this season,” mentioned Brett Kelly, CEO of Australian Mangoes.
“That’s loads of mangoes for Aussies to slice, cube and devour this yr.”
Excessive in dietary worth, straightforward to arrange and so juicy and scrumptious, mangoes are a refreshing snack, excellent for desserts, and a singular addition to savoury dishes, too.
Why do Aussies love mangoes?
- 88 per cent of Australian Mangoes are loved regionally
- Over 60 per cent of Australian households loved a mango over the previous yr
- Australians bought over 84 million mangoes within the 2022 season, up 17 per cent on the prior yr
Australian Mangoes will likely be obtainable in any respect main grocery, unbiased and native meals markets. For extra data and entry to tasty and simple mango recipes, please go to mangoes.internet.au/.