Take the mango in your hand, hold it to his nose and pull in the flavor. It must be sweet, rich, fruity. Mango has no smell, when it is not yet ripe. If the fruit smells alcohol, or has a sour fragrance of fermentation, it is too ripe and probably began to deteriorate.
Gently squeeze the mango in his hands. The skin should be elastic, not too soft and pliable. If mango does not compress it, leave it to ripen for several days at room temperature.
Inspect the shape of the fruit. If it looks hard and dense, so mango is not yet ripe. If the fruit is rounded, smooth and not wrinkled nor from one end, then you can eat it. A few brown spots is a normal characteristic of the ripe fruit, but the skin should be smooth, without cracks and damage.
Ripe mango has a fairly soft, juicy, smooth flesh that tastes like a ripe peach. Basically, eating is not ripe mangoes is problematic, because the hard fruit, it's hard to cut with a knife, and even more so to chew.
How to determine <b>maturity</b> mango