National Mango Day is July 22!
Here at the National Mango Board, every day is National Mango Day, but we’re making today extra special! We’re celebrating this super fun, superfruit with some juicy jams, fun facts, and delicious recipes to try at home!
Time to Get Hyped About Mangos
Let’s kick off the party with our favorite mango tune and video that takes us from the mango farm to your plate!
If you’re feeling the mango groove now, check out a few more of our favorite songs on Spotify to keep the party rocking. Warning these songs may get stuck in your head!
Now that you’re hyped for National Mango Day, let’s add mangos to the shopping list for your next grocery run or home delivery.
Mangolicious Fun Facts
Did you know mangos are the most popular fruit in world? And with so many nutritional benefits, we can see why!
- A mango serving size is equivalent to 3/4 cup of sliced mangos and is just 70 calories, so it’s a satisfyingly sweet treat.
- Mangos contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals, helping to make them a superfood.
- 3/4 cup of mango provides 50% of your daily vitamin C, 8% of your daily Vitamin A and 8% of your daily vitamin B6.
To learn more about the nutritional value, click here.
How to Choose the Perfect Mango
Remember it’s all in the feel! When you get to the grocery store, give those mangos a gentle squeeze. If the fruit gives a little (think avocado or peach), then you’re good to go!
So Much To Do with Mangos
You’re home with more mangos in hand after the grocery run–what are you going to do with them all? Well, you could always cut them up and enjoy them as is or try a new recipe. Mangos are such a versatile fruit that it complements many sweet and savory dishes. Here are a few tasty and easy ones to start with:
Looking for more ways to use mango? With over 200 recipes, we know there’s something to satisfy your craving!
Celebrate National Mango Day, Every Day
Remember, mangos are in-season all year long making it a fruit that can be celebrated every day! Be on the lookout for 6 different varieties that are popular throughout the year: Honey, Tommy Atkins, Haden, Francis, Keitt, and Kent. Each varietal has its own unique taste profile and texture, so don’t be afraid to try different kinds at different stages! To learn more about the time of year each mango variety are in peak availability, click here.
Let us know how you’ll be celebrating National Mango Day?