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How can you tell if a Mango is ripe when your at the store and after it's been sitting out at home?

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4theloveofTink

Asked by 4theloveofTink at 10:40 AM on Mar. 19, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • A mango is ripe when you touch it it is soft and reddish in color, if it is starts getting brownish spots it way too ripe and should be eaten right away before it goes bad.

    older

    Answer by older at 10:43 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • you can usually smell it very strong when its getting over ripe. it should be slightly soft but not squishy. like older said it should be yellow with pink cheeks to it. im not sure about the brown spots though, dependant on what kind of spots older meant. some brown spots are just the type of skin it has.
    green not ripe, yellow usually ripe.
    happy mango eating.
    Weldo1983

    Answer by Weldo1983 at 10:53 AM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Older said it all...Happy Mango hunting! Just picked some up today, can't wait to have one after dinner tonight.
    Onmyown2727

    Answer by Onmyown2727 at 5:13 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • When soft
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:52 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

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