mangoes

Sights and sounds of Chapai Nawabganj: the mango capital of Bangladesh

It is not that the claim of being the mango capital goes undisputed, especially in recent times, with places like Naogaon seriously contending and challenging its position. But arguably, Chapai Nawabganj has still managed to hold its fort, and for good reasons. To start with, let's be clear that it's not Rajshahi we are talking about. Chapai Nawabganj indeed falls under the Rajshahi division, but the people of the mango capital have made a clear distinction between the two — the mango pride of Chapai Nawabganj is solely theirs alone, as it becomes apparent when you experience its sights and sounds.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

PM Hasina’s mango diplomacy: 1 metric ton Amrapali for Modi, Kovind

Continuing her mango diplomacy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent one metric ton of Amrapali mangoes to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as gift.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Sights and sounds of Chapai Nawabganj: the mango capital of Bangladesh

It is not that the claim of being the mango capital goes undisputed, especially in recent times, with places like Naogaon seriously contending and challenging its position. But arguably, Chapai Nawabganj has still managed to hold its fort, and for good reasons. To start with, let's be clear that it's not Rajshahi we are talking about. Chapai Nawabganj indeed falls under the Rajshahi division, but the people of the mango capital have made a clear distinction between the two — the mango pride of Chapai Nawabganj is solely theirs alone, as it becomes apparent when you experience its sights and sounds.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Finding quality mangoes in Dhaka

Summer in Bangladesh is a special time for anyone who likes fruits, especially for the variety of mangoes, jackfruit and all other local sweet fruit varieties. Starting off in May, fruit markets all over Bangladesh are now flooded with mangoes of various types, qualities, and varieties. If you among the lucky who can access mangoes straight from the hubs like Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj, and Satkhira, great! But for the rest of us living away from the mango heaven, here is a simple guide to shop for the delicious king of fruits, particularly in the capital.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

5 top reasons to eat mangoes every day

Mangoes are not only great in taste, but have significant health benefits. High in vitamin and nutrient content, mangoes also improve digestion, lowers cholesterol levels in blood, reduce the risk of anaemia, etc. Here are just some of the health benefits of mangoes.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Overuse of pesticides in mangoes

As the mango season approaches, instead of looking forward to enjoying this succulent fruit, mango lovers should be worried about