What is the sweetest mango in Jamaica?
Another premium mango, battling for the overall top spot in the heart of Jamaicans. Bombay – This type has an extremely sweet, rich and unique taste.
Why is it called East Indian Mango?
East Indian mangoes were introduced to Jamaica, in the late 19th century. They came from Bombay, India and first bore fruit in 1880 at Hope Plantation. In an 1880 article, the author describes it as the “superior” to many Jamaican mangoes but not nearly as good as Number Eleven. What is your favourite mango?
What are the different types of mango in Jamaica?
In Jamaica, the varieties often have local names and altogether we find “black-greengage, black-sweetie”, “stringy”, beef, Bombay, East Indian, Haden, kidney, lady finger, Number 11, Parry, “pint o’ water”, Robin, St Julian (“Julie”), Tommy Atkins, turpentine.