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Mango Madness of Guimaras Island

Posted on November 27, 2014

Before Guimaras was widely known for its beach destinations like Alubihod and Guisi, the island was synonymous to its premium mangoes. More than 5,200 hectares of the island – which, surprisingly, is roughly shaped like its iconic fruit – are planted with mango trees. While not officially the world’s sweetest (that coveted Guinness World Record title still belongs to the mangoes of Zambales), locals swear by the superior quality of its homegrown produce, including agriculturist Rhod Orquia of the NationalRead More