Mango & Jackfruit Fest 2016 in Mysuru – Karnataka Mangoes
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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.
Several stalls with wide varieties of mangoes are displayed. Along with the mango stalls, there were a few number of jack fruit stalls.
A stall of students selling mango products - natural mango pulp juice, mango halwa, mango pickle; attracted everyone who visited the fest.
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.
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.
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.
Taste before you buy
100 Rs for 4 kg
To name a few varieties of mangoes are - Malgoba, Sindhuri, Rasapuri, Totapuri, Badami, Mallika, Dasheri and many more.
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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