Why is mango considered as the Philippine National Fruit?

Succulent, meaty, sweet, nutritious and deliciously tempting, these are just some words to describe Philippine Mangoes. It is enjoyed not only as a dessert fruit, but in other forms as well. Unlike other fruits which are edible only at the ripe stage, mango has specific uses in practically all its stages of development. Mangoes can be found anywhere in the country. You can even see mango trees on the backyard of most Filipinos. This is why mango is considered as the national fruit of the Philippines. Mango or mangga in Filipino, is the national fruit of the Philippines and is also the third most important fruit crop of the country next to banana and pineapple.


What variety of mango is used for 7D Dried Mangoes?

One of the most famous varieties of mangoes is the carabao mango. It is one of the most important varieties of mango cultivated in the Philippines and is used to make the famous 7D Dried Mangoes. The variety is reputed internationally due to its sweetness and exotic taste. The mango variety was listed as the sweetest in the world by the 1995 edition of the Guiness Book of World Records.


What makes 7D Dried Mangoes so special?

The exciting growing number of mangoes in the country has resulted the birth of various mango products. And one of the most famous mango products is the dried mangoes considered as a nutritious and convenient snack around the world. Dried mangoes are bits and pieces of ripe mangoes that are dried out in ovens. One popular method is the soft dry method of FPD Food International Inc. This method begins with the selection of the choicest fresh mangoes ripened enough to give you that rich mango flavor and excellent aroma. Then the fruits are naturally processed with the finest cane sugar for that appealing sweet-sour taste that makes 7D mango distinctive. And finally, the fruits are dried just enough to attain the chewiness that you desire and the great mango flavor you savor bite after bite.