Pomegranates

Pomegranates

 

 

Pomegranates

This fruit is well known for the various reasons like colour, refreshing juicy fruit so popular is the refreshing winey flavor of its juicy seeds as well as its health benefits.

 

Pomegranate is one of the important fruit crops commercially grown in the state of Maharashtra. The area under this crop is 1.25 lac hectares. Maharashtra accounts for more than two third areas, while other states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Tamilnadu share the rest.

 

The two most commercially grown varities are Ganesh & Bhagwa. Bhagwa is most popular variety, has a very attractive saffron colored thick skin. The Cherry red colored, clean skin and bold arils have increased its cosmetic value and market appearance as compared to the other varieties. It is less susceptible to fruit spots and thrips, the thick skin gives it a longer shelf life. Hence, the variety is the most popular table variety both in the domestic and export market. Fruit Size available between 200gm to 350gm, and packing like 3kg and 3.5kg.

 

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