Top 10 GI-Tagged Indian Mango Varieties 

The GI tag is a form of intellectual property rights that indicates a product's geographical origin and ensures its uniqueness and quality.  

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1. Alphonso Mango (Hapus)  

Known for its rich, creamy smoothness and subtle sweetness, the Alphonso, with its saffron-colored flesh, holds the coveted GI tag from Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Raigad, and adjoining areas.

2. Banganapalle (Beneshan & Chappatai)  

The GI-tagged mango from Andhra Pradesh boasts light spots on its skin and an oblong stone, enticing mango lovers with its distinct appearance and delightful flavor.

3. Himsagar Mango    

Revered in West Bengal, the Himsagar, available from May to June, delights with its succulent, fiber-free golden flesh and a captivating aroma, grown in regions like Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, and Hooghly. 

4. Fazli Mango     

Another pride of West Bengal, the Fazli mango captures hearts with its delectable taste and gained recognition as a GI-tagged variety. 

5. Malihabadi Dashehari    

Hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Malihabad region, this iconic mango variety earned its GI status in 2010, enchanting mango aficionados with its sweet taste and historical legacy of century-old mango groves. 

6. Appemidi  

Treasured in Karnataka's Malnad region, the Appemidi comes in various sub-varieties like Ananta Bhattana, Kanchappa, and Karnakundala, each offering a unique aroma and flavor cherished in traditional pickling recipes. 

7. Jardalu Mango  

Exported to the UK from Bihar's Bhagalpur district, the Jardalu mango, cultivated organically, received the GI tag in 2018, earning accolades for its exceptional taste and sustainable farming methods. 

8. Gir Kesar Mango  

The "Queen of Mangoes" from Gujarat's Girnar foothills, known for its brilliant orange pulp and sweet flavor, received GI status in 2011, impressing mango enthusiasts worldwide. 

9. Edayur Chilli Mango  

Hailing from Kerala's Edayur, Athavanad, Marakkara, Irimbiliyam, Kalpakanchery, and Valanchery regions, this unique mango variety adds a subtle pungency to dishes, complementing diverse cuisines. 

10. Kuttiattoor Mango    

Also from Kerala, the Kuttiattoor mango captivates with its flawless orange-gold skin and delicious taste, making it a sought-after GI-tagged variety since 2021.

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