The Key Benefits of Consuming Mangoes


The scorching heat has gotten to all of us! What is your favorite fruit during summers? Or rather in every season? Alphonso Mangoes! A truly sensational, juicy, and tasty fruit that is one of the most loved ones amongst many.

The only blessing one gets in the hot months is yummy Mangoes and other Mango Products. The juicy mangoes mesmerize everyone with their yummy tastes. Some prefer mango slices, while some prefer its juice. If some adore mango smoothies, then some else is a hardcore fan of mango shake. Available in various forms, the king of fruits is no less than snowflakes in summer.

Not only mangoes are good in taste, but they also provide lots of health benefits. For instance, Mangoes help lower Cholesterol, Improving Digestion, help fight heat stroke, keep cancer at bay, etc.

This magical fruit combines vitamin C, beta carotene, potassium, iron, and many other sources of minerals that combat sicknesses. The other key ingredient in mangoes is its potassium content that repairs muscles and is a much-chosen fruit for bodybuilders and athletes.

Let’s examine the key benefits of consuming mangoes:  

  1. Prevents Anaemia – one of the major issues women and children face. Due to the lack of iron present in food, anaemia is extremely common. However, anaemia can lead to other serious sicknesses. Thus it’s critical to consume the right foods from a young age to prevent such instances and increase the protein hemoglobin in the blood. 
  2. Strengthens Bones – consuming mango puree/juice strengthens your bones due to the vitamin B6 and flavonoids. Also, vitamin A and other antioxidants present in mangoes are safeguarding the bones even more.
  3. The Glowing Essence – Instead of resorting to harsh chemical treatments and topical products, mangoes make it a more natural and tasty alternative. Consuming mangoes could change the skin texture and give you that glow you’ve always dreamt of!
  4. Alkalizes The Body – The combination of vitamin A, C, B, E, and K and the perfectly balanced calories, protein, and carbohydrates do wonders in alkalizing the body.

Shimla Hills, one of the trusted agro-products exporter is ready to export the processed mango products, i.e. mango pulp, puree concentrate, IQF, and mango juice concentrate, to different parts of the world. These processed forms are used in making juices, nectars, drinks, jams, fruit cheese, puddings, bakery fillings, ice creams, and yogurt.

Shimla Hills offers processed products of three mango varieties – Totapuri, Kesar, and Alphonso. It endeavors to provide the best quality mangoes pulp, IQF, concentrates, and puree made from selected and handpicked mangoes.

Is Alphonso mango the best?

Is Alphonso mango the best?

The best thing about summer is mangoes. Despite the sweltering heat, people welcome summers heartily to enjoy the delicious mangoes. The appetizing summer fruit brings a smile on our face and a splash of nostalgia in our mind.

Mango is referred to as the ‘king of fruits’ as it is enjoyed by almost everyone. There are numerous types of mangoes that are readily available during summer, but the ‘King of Mangoes’ is unquestionably Alphonso. Read more

How Fruit Pulp & Puree Becoming Heavily Sought-after in Modern Food & Beverages Industry.

Fruit Pulp and Puree

Utterly delicious in taste and nutritious health-wise, fruit pulp & puree have a huge demand in global markets. The food & beverages industry is witnessing a huge boost from these two processed forms of fruits. In this blog post, we will know what makes fruit pulp & puree so much sought-after in the current food & beverages industry.

It has been observed that frozen fruit pulp bears a longer shelf life compared to fresh fruit. In frozen form, the pulp retains all the nutrition with it for long, provided it is maintained at the required chilling storage temperatures. Read more

Shimla Hills: Home to Quality Red Papaya Processed Products


Papaya is a fruit that is known for its deliciously sweet taste. With its butter-like consistency and glowing orange flesh, it has been rightly labeled by Christopher Columbus as the “Fruit of the Angels.” However, many confuse this fruit with PawPaw which is quite larger in size and has yellow flesh.

Did you know that a Papaya tree is not really a tree? Well, it is a large herb that grows at the rate of two meters in its very first year and then reaching to 6-9 meters in height in its lifetime. Read more

Processed Fruits Products Industry: An Overview

Fruit Pulp Fruit Puree

With ‘the fruit basket of the world’ as an epigraph for India and the recognition of food processing as a priority sector in the new manufacturing policy in 2011, a large number of food and fruit processing players have forayed in the industry. Interestingly, as per the National Horticulture Database published by National Horticulture Board, India produced 86.602 million metric tons of fruits during 2014-15 which shows a significant increase as compared to 71.516 million metric tons in 2010.

When it comes to the processed fruit products such as fruit purees, pulps and concentrate, the market can be segmented on the basis of:

  • Application: Beverages, Dairy, Frozen, Jams, Spreads, Soups, Sauces, etc.
  • Type: Fresh, Fresh Cut, Frozen, Dried
  • Type of Fruits Used: Pineapple, Mango, Banana, etc.

The major markets for processed fruit products are the European Union, the Middle East and the USA while the beverage industry is the biggest customer of fruit purees and pulps.

What the Future Holds for the Industry?

The existing and new players of the fruit processing industry are eagerly waiting for the future to reveal the various benefits that it has for them. Currently, under the Make in India initiative, a total of 42 Mega Food Parks are being set up. They have around 1,250 developed plots with basic infrastructure for setting up of food processing units. Also, 134 cold chain projects are being setup to develop supply chain infrastructure. As on 22.07.2016, out of 134 Cold Chain Projects 87 projects have been completed.

Shimla Hills: Flourishing In The Fruit Processed Products Industry

Shimla Hills, one of the leading and renowned names in the agro-food products industry, is laced with advanced technology, top grade quality-check lab, premium quality packaging options. All these factors hold a paramount importance to deliver top quality fruit processed products such as pulps, purees, fruit concentrates, IQF, etc. at a competitive price.