4 mango value addition businesses to start in Liberia

4 mango value addition businesses to start in Liberia

Although there is not yet an established mango industry in Liberia where people specialize in mango production, the seasonal tropic fruit has no consumption barriers in the country. Everyone eats fresh mango.

Mango is a low-calorie fruit that is high in fiber and is a great source of vitamins A and C. It also contains folate, B6, iron, and a little calcium, zinc and vitamin E.

In spite of these uncountable benefits, mangoes have been one of the complicated fruit goods. The fruit when fresh, rotten or perishes rapidly. Due to this problem, AgriGrind presents four value addition niches that can improve livelihoods, generate incomes, and create job opportunities.

Mango jam

Imagine the hero you become by keeping mango all year-round but in a sticky and sweet spread form called jam. Mango jam is one of the popular value-added products from mango. One can start jam production without sophisticated machines and the best way to go is homemade production. Homemade mango jam with sugar last for 6months -1year when it is refrigerated but frequently open. Homemade mango jam without sugar last to 6-9 months when refrigerated.
Mango jam recipe
Recipes and production steps vary but we recommend Nature’s Path recipes.

Dried Mango

Drying mango is a simple but inexpensive way to adds value to mango. This process expands shelf life as well as increases the availability of mango for longer periods. One can use the sun (solar power), fuel or fired dehydrator or a customize dryer to make this product. Dried mango is made by cutting mango slices and drying them in a solar, electric or fire dehydrators. To get more on the steps involve in dried mango production click this link How to Make Dried Mango.

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Mango juice

Mango juice has been a part of the human diet for thousands of years and it is another value-added product of mango. Even though there are a lot of imported juice products on the Liberia market, homemade mango juice would be a smart way to enter the market. Homemade mango juice comes with different production styles but Precious Core, an online cook provides some simple steps.

Mango Ice-cream

Yeah, mango ice-cream! Ice-cream is not only appealing to kids, but some adults also love it too. Mongo ice-cream is another way to blow the mind of both mangoes’ and ice-cream lovers. Learn more about making mango ice cream with Mango Ice Cream – kawaling pinoy .

George Harris

George Harris holds a diploma in Journalism and a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences. He initiated this site to increase coverage on Liberia's agriculture sector that is underreported by mainstream media in Liberia.

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