Mango - Natural Ripening Vs Chemical Ripening
of us prefer to eat mangoes because they are the sweetest
mangoes in the whole lot. They are grown organically so they are tasty
and healthy as well as expensive.
With people becoming more and more health conscious, the
demand for mangoes is increasing with each year and so is the
adulteration in the market.
Yellow ripe mangoes attract you to them, but before you buy
the whole box of mangoes wait and have a careful look at those mangoes.
You never know they can be the ones which are chemically treated. It has
been found that the mangoes can be artificially ripened using certain
chemicals. The main chemical used to speed up the ripening process is
calcium carbide. It is a chemical that is used to produce wielding gas,
which is very harmful if consumed. This chemical has been banned under
the prevention of food adulteration act and rules. So beware or else you
may land up in hospital.
Let us see how we can differentiate between artificially ripened and naturally ripened mangoes
the terrific attractive aroma of a ripe mango? A naturally ripened
mango will have a great aroma whereas artificially ripened mango will not
have any aroma, in fact it will smell like garlic.
ripe yellow fine looking mangoes at the fruit vendor are sure to compel
you to buy but those handsome looking mangoes are artificially ripened.
Naturally ripened mangoes will have uneven green and yellow patches all
artificially ripened mangoes look finely ripe from outside but the
flesh will not be ripe whereas a naturally ripened mango will be
uniformly ripe and will have sweet taste all over.
A naturally ripe mango will be juicy but a chemically treated mango won't be juicy and it will be hard.
has been found that most of the mangoes in the market are chemically
treated than naturally ripened.
Naturally Ripped Mangoes
Organic mangoes, once ripe and ready, are the most luscious
fruit you can bite into.