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Champagne mangoes in the Triangle

avivi Mar 22, 2009 03:44 PM

A friend of mine brought me a champagne mango from Charleston recently, and it was so fantastic I've been craving more. Some internet research let me know that they're also referred to as honey mangoes, manila mangoes, and Ataulfo mangoes. They're yellow in color, distinguishing from most of the red-gold ones you see on the market.

Does anyone know where I can find these in the general Triangle area?

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    sarahUNC RE: avivi Mar 22, 2009 04:41 PM

    They've had them recently at Whole Foods in Raleigh and Durham.

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      winedine RE: sarahUNC Mar 23, 2009 01:28 PM

      Just saw them this morning at whole foods raleigh on sale $.79ea

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        brokegradstudent RE: winedine Mar 24, 2009 05:45 AM

        Same at WF in Chapel Hill

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      bbqme RE: avivi Mar 23, 2009 07:12 AM

      Also, try the local asian/indian stores in your area.

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        janellecorrinne RE: avivi Mar 24, 2009 06:20 AM

        Weaver St

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          avivi RE: janellecorrinne Mar 24, 2009 02:49 PM

          Weaver street? Awesome! Do you remember the price?

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            avivi RE: avivi Mar 27, 2009 06:22 PM

            UPDATE: I went to Weaver Street, and yep, they had the mangos. They were 75 cents each.

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          barnie RE: avivi Apr 1, 2009 06:37 PM

          Compare Foods ( wonderful large latino supermarket) on Avondale/Roxboro at 85 in Durham has a huge pile of them for .79 each (pretty ripe), also Costco in Durham has had them every week in a six-pack for $4.99 or $5.99.

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