The European Union on Tuesday decided to lift a ban on the import of mangoes from India after the country made improvements in plant health controls and certification system, clearing the way for them to return to the 28-member bloc.
Leading British-Indian Labour MP Keith Vaz, along with mango retailers and importers, today delivered two boxes of Alphonso mangoes to the 10, Downing Street residence of Prime Minister David Cameron to raise awareness against the impending EU ban on the king of fruits.
Its time that you deck up your refrigerator with all the healthy foods and get rid of all the fried and cheesy stuffs as this time of the year is meant to say yes to an abundance of fresh, delicious and healthy choices.
In a first-of-its-kind,
mangoes, generally enjoyed during the hot summers, will also
be available in the off season, with farmers in West Bengal
planting new varieties which will bear fruit in winter also.