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BAD JOKE : NMB PARTAKES IN NAME CHANGING OF MANGO CULTIVARS

This is the latest attempt to rename the very popular mango cultivar discovered in a coffee plantation in Chiapas, Mexico.

First Ciruli Brothers tried to change the name to "Champagne" mango and then Tavilla Los Angeles tried to call it a "Van Gogh" mango ...
What next??? Rename The Tommy Atkins or the Haden mango???
The marketers should respect the origin of the mango and honor the people who discovered these cultivars!!!


The scientific community (ISHS Mang Working Group) needs to set these marketing clowns straight!


From the National Mango Board website:


ATAULFO NOW "HONEY"






HONEY GIVES NEW MEANING

With the continued popularity of Ataulfo mangos in U.S., fans have lovingly renamed the mango to “Honey” after its sweet taste and creamy texture.

The Honey mango, one of Mexico's favorite varieties, travels well and is easy to find in the U.S. The golden creamy texture, often described as “buttery,” holds up best when sliced or diced. Its tender texture and mildly …