Ratnagiri is famous for its Mangoes also called Hapus. Mangoes being one of the main fruits in Ratnagiri, apart form that abundant rice, coconuts, cashew nuts are also produce by this region.
Famous Fruits in Ratnagiri
1) Alphanso Mangos
Alphonso mango is known as the King of mangoes. Ratnagiri Alphonso mango is commonly known as Ratnagiri Hapus. Mangoes from the Coastal area of Ratnagiri with Golden yellow tint & red tinge, nonfibrous juicy pulp. Ratnagiri District is one of the 36 districts in Maharashtra, which spread across 8208 square km. Ratnagiri is one of the Heartland of Alphonso Mango king of fruits with dense plantation of Betel nuts, Alphonso Mangoes, and much more.
During a minimal short season of 3 to 4 months, Ratnagiri Alphonso becomes like and National Obsession. If it is Mango, then it should be Alphonso Mango with heavenly taste, which undisputed champions in mango with a variety of 1500 mangoes.
The Ratnagiri cashew nuts are delivered all over India and exported abroad. The rich red soil on the mountain slopes, the humid and salty air is the most appropriate environment to cultivate cashew nuts.
There are many cashew processing units in Ratnagiri district where tonnes of cashew nuts are produced every year. You can get the supreme tasty cashew nuts during the summer in Ratnagiri.