Devgad’s farmer co-op society of Alphonso mango farmers in Maharashtra expands online

Originally Published in The Economic Times Here Prachee Kulkarni, ET Bureau Mar 28, 2013, 07.52PM IST Pune: In a unique example of modern technology connecting to farms, the co-operative society of Alphonso mango farmers in Maharashtra’s Devgad taluka is expanding its online ordering initiative www.devgadmango.com. Two years ago it started exploring e-commerce to take Alphonso mangoes directly from its farms to customers. The […]

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Nine-Year Journey of The Devgad Mango

If you are not registered yet, please click http://bit.ly/devgadmango2017 to register for Season 2017. You know it takes nine months for a human being to be born. Did you know it takes the same number of years for your Devgad Alphonso Mango to take birth? We are sure you didn’t, did you? You and patrons like you have […]

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Devgad Mango Devastated This 2012 Season

It has been a very devastating time this season. In December 2011, we were looking forward to a decent crop this Alphonso Season 2012. Then all of sudden Cyclone Thane swept across Southern Indian. It was the strongest tropical cyclone of 2011. While everything was going fine till then, the after effects of the cyclone […]

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Devgad Mango Season 2012

We have a heavy heart as we write this season update. We had expected the season to start by 15 March or latest by 25 March this year. However, prolonged winter and a pest attack again this year has pushed the season forward. With cold setting over the last fortnight across Devgad, fruits have been […]

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A walking mango tree in Gujarat!

An old mango tree has become the pride of this Gujarat village, not merely because of its age – which, according to the villagers, is over a thousand years – but also because of its ability to “walk”. Ask any villager in Sanjan Bandar in Bulsar district of south Gujarat, and he will insist that […]

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Beware of Glossy Fruits!

Mangoes, the most sought after seasonal fruit in the summer, have arrived in to markets in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu by the lorry load but corporation health official wave raised a note of caution saying the fruit may have been prematurely ripened with calcium carbide. (Image from Deccan Chronicle) Industrial-grade calcium carbide may […]

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