Description: The mango tree originally comes from India. Its fruit was introduced to Reunion Island in 1770 from Goa.
The Heidi variety, originally from South Africa, started to be developed in Reunion Island in the 2000s. It is the result of coupling the Kent and Sensation varieties. Characteristic for its size, some specimen can exceed 1 kg. Thanks to its tough skin, Heidi mango from Reunion benefit from a longer shelf life.
Nutrition: Fibers, vitamins A, B and C as well as potassium and iron are present in important quantities in this fruit. Mangoes are also a significant source of beta carotene.
How to use: Salty or sweet, mango recipes are not lacking! You may eat mangoes for breakfast or insalads, in desserts such as fresh fruit salads or sorbets. Mangoes are also excellent in coulis, jams and smoothies.
How to store: Mangoes are kept at temperatures between 8 and 13 °c depending on the variety and maturity. In the refrigerator crisper compartment, mangoes can be kept between 2 and 4 weeks depending on the variety.