Artificial Ripening of Mangoes: Action Needed
LocalCircles Survey on Artificial Ripening
Included below are some of the issues you have reported in regards to artificially ripened mangoes and tips on how to identify the, . Kindly review and share any additional information that you may have.
Together, we need to put an end to atleast the use of Calcium Carbide in mango ripening.
Artificial Ripened Mangoes - Issues Reported by Consumers
1.Carbide is still widely being used to ripe mangoes
2.Those not using carbide are using Chinese Ethylene pouches or Ethylene to ripe mangoes
3.Other chemicals used for fruit ripening are Propylene Gases, 2Chloroethyl Phosphonic Acid, Glycol, Ethanol etc.
4. Consumers have reported that artificially ripened mangoes are openly being sold at several supermarket chains
5. At many places boxes of mangoes are sold with sachets of Chinese Ethylene inside them
6.Consumers have reported multiple brands of alphanso boxes being sold and shipped from Maharashtra with a carbide ‘pudiya’ inside
How to identify artificially ripened mangoes according to consumers:
1.Artificially ripened mangoes may have green patches on the skin of the mango
2.They are ripe and yellow from outside but taste is not as sweet, and like raw mango
3.When peeled many times the mango in not uniformly ripened and has different shades
4.The artificially ripened mangoes are also less juicy compared to the naturally ripened one
5.They will also not have the sweet aroma that a naturally ripened mango will have.
6. They fail the bucket test where they float in a bucket of water, naturally ripened mangoes sink. more
Are we to suffer all along the life in this System of Democracy is the issue to be RE DRESSED BY SUPREME COURT MANDATING SPECIFIC REGULATION ON Business Rights and Liberties .
How long Police and States keep silence on public health issues and law and Order also to be redressed BY SUPREME COURT.
Thus, many issues are pending SINCE IPC IS IGNORED BY ALL IN IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT except the individual Rights and Liberties of Businessmen, Spokesmen, Professionals, AOPs.
Neither the President of India nor the Judiciary is defending general public since 2 decades and is the pathetic situation that brought revolution in Voters to Quit off long ruled Congress and its Allies. more
If the carbide and/or any ripening agent is freely available in the market, every businessman or intermediary will use to improve his business/profit. more