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First launched as a trade brand in 2014, Mr KP Mangoes are fast becoming an icon of the Australian fruit bowl. Family owned and grown just south of Darwin in the Northern Territory, the location and growing conditions mean Mr KP Mangoes can reach their Kensington Pride mango-y perfection from as early as August. It’s this early availability, combined with the freshness, flavour and consistently high quality of Mr KP Mangoes, which truly sets them apart.

Mr KP Mangoes are currently grown across ten locations in the Berry Springs region as a joint venture between Red Rich Fruits, Berry Creek Orchards and Berry Creek Packing Company. The orchards consist of more than 26,000 trees producing over 300,000 trays of high quality mangoes each year. Our development and implementation of industry-leading systems of orchard and supply chain management ensures that Mr KP Mangoes are consistently of the highest quality that provides an exceptional taste experience.

From our trees to your table — we hope you’ll love them just as much as we do!

Who is Mr KP?Mr KP Kensington Pride Mangoes

Mr KP Mangoes are beautiful quality, early-season Kensington Pride mangoes grown near Darwin. We think they’re pretty special – here’s why:

They taste like bliss

Naturally sweet and juicy, with an exceptional mango flavour and aroma loved by kids and adults alike, Mr KP Mangoes taste like bliss, making them the ultimate healthy treat.

They’re 100% Australian grown

Mr KP Mangoes are grown by a handful of Aussie farming families near Darwin. You can read more about one of our growers, Wayne, here. Did you know that the Kensington Pride variety is also Australian? The first Kensington Pride tree was found growing in Bowen, Queensland, in the 1960s!

They’re available earlier than most other Aussie mangoes

Did you know Australian mango season officially begins in September, but harvest can begin as early as August? The early arrival of our Kensington Prides (up to a month earlier than many other Aussie mangoes) means we can all start enjoying our favourite Aussie fruit as early as September!

They’re Australia’s favourite mango

With their yellow-orange blushed skin, rich juicy flesh and unique mango aroma and flavour, it’s no wonder the Kensington Pride is Australia’s #1 most popular mango variety.

Tree to Table

Growing

Kensington Pride trees grow fast and typically reach 7–8m in height within three years of planting. They prefer dry tropical temperatures but require a period of cooler weather to bring on the flower. Conditions in the Berry Springs region are perfect for growing Mr KP Mangoes. Overnight temperatures drop as low as 5˚C in the cooler months of June and July which bring on early flowering. However, temperatures in August and September average around 37˚C to add just the right amount of colour and sweetness.

Harvesting

Harvesting of Mr KP Mangoes can begin as early as August before reaching its peak in September. Mangoes are quick to ripen, so the fruit is harvested while its still green to ensure mango perfection once it reaches the fruit bowl.

Packing

The fruit is then sorted according to rigorous quality standards, labelled to enable traceability, and packed into trays ready to be transported across Australia.

Transporting

Once picked, speed is of the essence! Mr KP Mangoes travel by train and truck to reach supermarkets from Sydney to Perth; Darwin to Melbourne, and everywhere in between, within days of being picked.

Table

By the time it reaches your local supermarket, Mr KP Mangoes are just about ready to eat. Check out our guides to find out how to select, store and slice the perfect Mr KP Mango, and take a look at our recipes for serving suggestions.

Meet a Grower

Wayne Quach, Mr KP Kensington Pride Mango Grower

Wayne Quach

Wayne has been farming mangoes in the Northern Territory for over ten years, using technology and sustainable farming practices to produce the best early season quality available. Wayne’s son, Robert, is following in his father’s footsteps and now helps to run the family business.

In addition to growing the Kensington Pride variety for Mr KP Mangoes, the Quach family also grow a small number of R2E2 mangoes. The geographical distribution of their orchards enables them to harvest from late August through to early October.

“Mangoes are an Australian summer favourite and you just can’t go past Kensington Pride for their distinctive flavour and texture. They’re more versatile than you might think. Eat them fresh at room temperature for the best flavour, slice and serve with yoghurt for a healthy breakfast or add them to a salad for a sweet twist.”

Nutritional Panel

Nutrient Value per 100g Value per 150g
Proximates
Energy, including dietary fibre 230 kJ 345 kJ
Water 84.1 g 126.15 g
Protein 0.9 g 1.35 g
Fat – Total 0.2 g 0 g
– Saturated 0 g 0 g
– Monounsaturated 0 g 0 g
– Polyunsaturated 0 g 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 mg
Dietary Fibre 1.5 g 2.25 g
Carbohydrate 0 g 0 g
Minerals
Potassium (K) 197 mg 295.5 mg
Niacin (B3) 0.56 mg 0.84 mg
Niacin Equivalents 0.84 mg 1.26 mg
Beta Carotene 1433 ug 2149.5 ug
Beta Carotene Equivalents 2195 ug 3292.5 ug
Vitamins
Retinol 0 ug 0 ug
Retinol Equivalents 366 ug 549 ug
Vitamin C 26 mg 39 mg

Sourced from NUTTAB 2010 nutrition per 100g