For most people, the bright, juicy sweetness of mangoes evokes thoughts of warm weather and tropical places. Unfortunately, the beloved fruit is very seasonal and also perishable. For those who live outside of the tropics, dried mango delivers a naturally sweet, tangy taste and health benefits all year.
Dried mango has a slightly different nutrient profile than that of fresh mango. However, the dehydrated version of the fruit retains many of its powerful nutrients. Dehydrated mango is rich in beta carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, luteoxanthin, and violaxanthin. These antioxidants may reduce the risk of developing diabetes, cancer, and inflammation. In its dried form, mango is still a source of dietary fiber, which supports gut health.
The drying process concentrates the natural sugar in mangoes. Therefore, people who have diabetes should remain mindful of their portion sizes. Unsweetened varieties of dried mango are healthier because they do not contain added sugar, which may spike insulin. Mango allergy is rare. However, people who are allergic to profilin found in birch trees may have a similar response to mangoes. People who have previously had contact with poison ivy or poison oak may react to mangoes.
We have non-organic, organic, and unsweetened varieties of mango slices. Add dried mango to your oatmeal for a sweet, tangy contrast. Mix mango with other dried fruits and nuts to create a snack mix. Add mango slices to salads and cheese boards. You can even garnish your favorite desserts with mango for a taste of the tropics. We only carry high-quality mango from reputable sources.