Alphonso are King of Mangoes. They are also known as Hapoos, this variety is often considered to be the tastiest of all the mangoes. Alphonso Mangoes are oval in shape and about 4 to 6 inches long. The skin of the ripe fruit is golden yellow in colour and has a thin firm skin with delicious pulp. The stone is smaller than many varieties of mangoes and the yield of pulp is considerably more. Mostly cultivated in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. Excellent quality for pulping and canning, mainly exported as fresh fruit to other countries.