The Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu. will hand over a box of Indian mangoes to the staff of US president Joe Biden at a mango promotion event in Washington DC today. It will be the first after the resumption of the fruit’s export from India to the US following nearly two years of Covid-related restrictions.
These mangoes were sourced and packed by Pune-based exporters Rainbow International. Five varieties — Kesar, Alphonso and Goa Mankur from Maharashtra, and Hiimayat and Baiganpalli from Andhra Pradesh — were procured after the Indian Embassy contacted it for the fruits for this event.