Prolonged monsoon, climate change hit Alphonso mangoes production, says report
Updated : February 21, 2020 10:43 AM IST
Alphonso mangoes usually hit major markets by early February, but this year’s season is delayed by almost 60 days.
Due to the shortage, the prices have spiked to Rs 6,000- 9,000 per case (five dozen) in the wholesale market.
Mangoes in the wholesale markets are traded in cases or boxes, which hold five dozens of the precious fruits.