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Mango & Jackfruit Fest 2016 in Mysuru – Karnataka Mangoes

Mango, one of the most exotic fruits is worth the title ‘The King of Fruits’. Coming from tropical parts of the world, India produces its share of huge varieties of mangoes every season.

Down in south, Karnataka has a prominent place in producing mango too. Mysore, Ramanagara (where the famous movie Sholya has been shot) are one of the largest mango producing districts of the state.

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The state government has been organizing Mango & Jackfruit Fest for the past few years. 2016 too saw a grand fest that pulled crowd coming to buy organic and naturally ripened mangoes.

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Several stalls with wide varieties of mangoes are displayed. Along with the mango stalls, there were a few number of jack fruit stalls. 

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Badami - Mango Mela Mysore 2016

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A stall of students selling mango products - natural mango pulp juice, mango halwa, mango pickle; attracted everyone who visited the fest.

Natural Organic Mango Fruit Pulp

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The mela brought together all those who love mangoes and want to buy in abundance with the farmers who grow them in all variety. The stalls here at the fest are the outlets showing the mango stocks that directly arrive from the farm.

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Alphonso Mango fruit boxes

Alphonso Mango fruit box
 Rs. 250, a box

The main agenda of Mysore Mavu & Halasu (Mango & Jackfruit )Mela are

  • Carbide-free and plastic-free mela (fest)
  • Fruits for sale that are naturally ripened
  • Face-to-face meet of farmers with consumers.

Farmers selling mangoes in mysore

You buy or not, but the visual treat one gets by simply walking around the stalls is amazing. Worth enjoying watching every person inspecting, sniffing, picking, weighing, paying and taking away every type of mango.

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Taste the mango and buy
 Taste before you buy

 100 Rs for 4 kg 

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To name a few varieties of mangoes are - Malgoba, Sindhuri, Rasapuri, Totapuri, Badami, Mallika, Dasheri and many more.

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All smell and taste heavenly.

The venue of Mango & Jackfruit Mela 2016 is usually at Curzon Park, Mysore, held from 27th-29th May 2016

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