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Walmart mango sighting
« on: November 26, 2018, 05:32:45 PM »
In Walmart last weekend there were mangoes going 2 for a dollar. Really colorful red ones and medium large size......looking really nice. I picked one up and squinted at the label. Ecuador it said. The mangoes were rock hard. I wonder what it looked like inside but I decided not so spend 50˘ to find out

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2018, 06:28:45 PM »
Those are Tommy Atkins.  Because of all the fiber, plus the hot water treatment affecting the quality, I don't buy them

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2018, 11:27:48 PM »
My local Walmart has had a few decent late season Kietts and Kent's, but last month+  it's all garbage Tommy 😭

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2018, 10:02:39 AM »
If you are in South Florida area, go to Foodtown. I went there 2 weeks ago and they have Nam Doc Mai, as well as Yellow Dragon Fruit ($4.99/lb). The Yellow Dragon Fruit is very very sweet. The Nam Doc Mai tasted great we well, I forgot the price of the Nam Doc Mai, but I remember is was cheap.

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2018, 04:59:55 PM »
If you are in South Florida area, go to Foodtown. I went there 2 weeks ago and they have Nam Doc Mai, as well as Yellow Dragon Fruit ($4.99/lb). The Yellow Dragon Fruit is very very sweet. The Nam Doc Mai tasted great we well, I forgot the price of the Nam Doc Mai, but I remember is was cheap.

Thanks for the foodtown tip. If one was closeby I would go. Nearest is 12 miles away. Nam Doc Mai sounds interesting.

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2018, 11:03:16 AM »
12 Miles is not far, you will find a lot of interesting things in Foodtown as it's International Market, the price are good on a lot of vege too.

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2018, 10:49:11 AM »
Nam doc mai at a grocery store? Nutty! Very interesting.
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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 10:54:28 AM »
I've seen mangoes labeled as NDM at international markets in Nashville. Never bought them. Also i don't have the experience to know if it's legit or not.

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2018, 01:00:13 PM »
Nam Doc Mai has a distinctive shape, it's very easy to tell. Asians like very sweet mango so NDM do have demand in the Asian grocery stores.

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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2018, 03:44:26 PM »
Manilitas and wild mangos season are starting in Yucatán



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Re: Walmart mango sighting
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2018, 02:47:41 AM »
Manilitas and wild mangos season are starting in Yucatán



Bender at his grove in Davie FL has a manilita tree. I took the last one off that tree a few years ago. Delicious. Watch out for those small mangoes. They can be superior.  Manilita is semi wild in my book.

 

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