Grupo Palenque Sells The Best Mangoes In The World

Where can you find the ‘best mangoes in the world’ for your customers or yourself? Known as “the king of fruits,” this tropical delicacy is considered one of the most popular, highly nutritious fruits in the world. If you don’t like or sell mangoes, look away now. This article talks about the best mangoes in the world and the company that sells them, ‘Grupo Palenque’.

The mangoes produced by Grupo Palenque are the holy grail of mangoes and after reading this article you just might want to sink your teeth into one.

Who is Grupo Palenque?

Palenque was born out of a dream “To become one of the major mango producers in the world.” Palenque is the largest mango export company in Mexico. They have more than 1,500 hectares of own production and packing in the states of Oaxaca, Nayarit, and Sinaloa, as well as two distribution centers in Nogales, Arizona and McAllen, Texas, to distribute the fruit to markets such as the United States, Canada, Europe, and East Asia. The company handles more than 60,000,000 lbs a year according to

El Grupo Palenque has been in business for more than 25 years. At Palenque, its people are involved in each stage of the production processes to the needs of their customers around the world.

Mango Nutritional Benefits

  • Qualities that make it excellent for digestive health
  • Each serving of mango is fat-free, sodium free and cholesterol free.
  • Mangos contain over 20 different vitamins and minerals, helping to make them a superfood.
  • High in antioxidants
  • A cup of mango provides 35% of your daily vitamin A, 100% of your daily vitamin C, and 10% of your daily vitamin B6.

How many types of mango are there?

Over 500 varieties of mangoes exist. Each type of mango has a unique flavor and texture, however, throughout the year, you’ll most likely find at least one of the mango varieties described below in your local grocery store as they are considered some of the best mango types in the world.

Palenque Mango Varieties And Characteristics


Ataulfo mango
Flavor: Sweet and creamy
Texture: Smooth, firm flesh with no fibers
Color: Vibrant yellow
Shape: Small, flattened oval shape
Ripening Cues: Skin turns to a deep golden color and small wrinkles appear when fully ripe

Tommy Atkins

tommy atkins mango
Flavor: Mildly and sweet
Texture: Firm flesh due to the fibers throughout
Color: A dark red blush often covers much of the fruit with green and orange-yellow accents
Shape: Medium to large whith oval or oblong shape
Ripening Cues: This mango may not provide any visual cues


Kent Mango
Flavor: Sweet and rich
Texture: Juicy, tender flesh with limited fibers
Color: Dark green and often has a dark red blush over a small portion of the mango
Shape: Large oval shape
Ripening Cues: Kents have yellow undertones or dots that cover more of the mango as it ripens


Keitt Mango
Flavor: Sweet and fruity
Texture: Firm juicy flesh with limited fibers
Color: Dark to medium green, sometimes with a pink blush over a small portion of the mango
Shape: Large oval shape
Ripening Cues: Skin stays green even when ripe

Best Mangoes In The World By Grupo Palenque

A cool inside look at how Grupo Palenque operates and how they cultivate the best mangoes in the world:

Grupo Palenque Product List

They have two brands, Samba and Shuana, under which they sell the four varieties of mangoes they produce.

Samba Organic Mangoes: 4.5 Kg Carton Box (9lb)

Variety: Tommy Atkins, Kent, Keitt: 
Product per box: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14 count

Variety: Ataulfo
Product per box: 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 count

samba mangoes

Shuana Organic Mangoes: Carton Box 1.5 kg (3lb)

Variety: Tommy Atkins, Kent, Keitt 
Product per box: 2 count
Variety: Ataulfo 
Product per box: 3 count

16 boxes per case 
40 cases per pallet 
Net weigth per pallet: 907 kg (2,000 lbs) 

Shuana Organic Mangoes: Carton Box 3 kg (6lb)

Variety: Tommy Atkins, Kent, Keitt 
Product per box: 6 count

8 boxes per case 
40 cases per pallet 
Net weight per pallet: 907 kg (2,000 lbs) 

Palenque Mango Quality

Palenque mangoes’ quality is backed up by several certifications such as USDA Organic, GLOBAL G.A.P, Primus GFS Certification, SENASICA, and the Non-GMO project.


If you want to sell or distribute Grupo Palenque mango products in your store, contact us:

Contact: Alejandro Arcos
Phone: +1 (213) 660 1761
Email: [email protected]


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