Imported mangoes hit the market

  • Although it resembles the native ‘Ashwina’ mango, this Thai variety is bigger in size and is aptly called the ‘Thai Jumbo’. The fruit is being sold for Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although it resembles the native ‘Ashwina’ mango, this Thai variety is bigger in size and is aptly called the ‘Thai Jumbo’. The fruit is being sold for Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Imported from Australia, this variety is called 'Red Mango' and costs Tk 750 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Imported from Australia, this variety is called 'Red Mango' and costs Tk 750 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Imported from Thailand, this light yellow mango is called 'Thai Cookie'. The sweet-tasting fruit costs Tk 650 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Imported from Thailand, this light yellow mango is called 'Thai Cookie'. The sweet-tasting fruit costs Tk 650 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • This tiny fruit may not look like a mango but the price of the 'Cherry Mango' from Australia is higher than all other foreign varieties at Tk 1,000 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    This tiny fruit may not look like a mango but the price of the 'Cherry Mango' from Australia is higher than all other foreign varieties at Tk 1,000 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Despite being green in appearance, this mango grown in Kenya is actually ripe. It is being sold in the market at Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Despite being green in appearance, this mango grown in Kenya is actually ripe. It is being sold in the market at Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The 'Chaunsa' mango from India sells reasonably well ahead of the local mango season. It is priced at Tk 500 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The 'Chaunsa' mango from India sells reasonably well ahead of the local mango season. It is priced at Tk 500 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Imported from Australia, this variety is called 'Red Mango' and costs Tk 750 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Imported from Australia, this variety is called 'Red Mango' and costs Tk 750 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • This tiny fruit may not look like a mango but the price of the 'Cherry Mango' from Australia is higher than all other foreign varieties at Tk 1,000 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    This tiny fruit may not look like a mango but the price of the 'Cherry Mango' from Australia is higher than all other foreign varieties at Tk 1,000 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although it resembles the native ‘Ashwina’ mango, this Thai variety is bigger in size and is aptly called the ‘Thai Jumbo’. The fruit is being sold for Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although it resembles the native ‘Ashwina’ mango, this Thai variety is bigger in size and is aptly called the ‘Thai Jumbo’. The fruit is being sold for Tk 700 a kg. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi