Did you know that mangoes are one of the most popular fruits in the world? So much so that 22nd July is dedicated to all thing’s mango, and in honour of National Mango Day we wanted to raise a glass of delicious Forever Aloe Mango goodness.
Mangoes are popular around the globe, becoming part of culture and history for many countries. Mango.org describes how mangoes were first grown in India more than 5,000 years ago, spreading throughout Asia and making their way to the Middle East, East Africa and South America around the time of 300 or 400 A.D.
A FEW MANGOLICIOUS FACTS….
- Did you know that mangoes are one of the most popular fruits in the world? They are the succulent, aromatic fruits of an evergreen tree (Mangifera indica), a member of the cashew family (Anacardiaceae) of flowering plants.
- Mangos are related to cashews and pistachios
- A basket of mangos is considered a gesture of friendship in India
Here at Forever we love the delicious taste of mango, too. So much so that we have combined the juicy flavour of a perfectly ripe mango with pure aloe vera from Forever’s own aloe fields! All-new Forever Aloe Mango adds a tropical twist to our line of delicious aloe vera drinks. Put the best of nature in your glass every day to support your healthy lifestyle and feel your best.
Forever Aloe Mango features all the benefits of our flagship Forever Aloe Vera Gel with 86% pure aloe vera and the delicious flavour from natural, tropical mango puree. It’s perfect to enjoy straight from the glass, added to a smoothie or in a delicious tropical mocktail.
THE AMAZING MANGO
Why mango? For our newest aloe vera gel drink, we wanted to find the perfect balance of succulent flavour and nutritional value to create something unique, and delicious. The answer was the most popular fruit on the planet. Mangoes are sold all over the world and prized for their unique, refreshing flavour. Because they grow in tropical climates, mangoes can be harvested all year long and enjoyed fresh anytime.
But Forever didn’t create a mango aloe drink for the flavour alone. Mangoes are full of nutrients and contain important vitamins like vitamin C. The fruit used in Forever Aloe Mango is harvested at peak ripeness to ensure the rich flavour and nutrient content has reached just the right levels.
Aloe vera gel is the perfect companion with compounds that help your body make the most of the nutrients found in mango. Our hand-harvested inner leaf gel supports healthy digestion and immune health.
Like Forever’s other varieties of aloe vera gel, Forever Aloe Mango is aseptically processed to maximise nutrient content and freshness without using any added preservatives. The Tetra Pack packaging keeps the drink tasting fresh for longer and is made completely of recyclable material.
A MANGO A DAY…
And if that wasn’t enough, this versatile drinking gel can be incorporated into a number of different recipes, here are just a few to give a ‘man-go’… (we’re sorry!)
FLAVOURS OF FOREVER: ALOE VERA GEL ICE LOLLIES
For the Forever Aloe Mango and Passionfruit Ice Lolly:
300ml Forever Aloe Mango
2 tbsp Greek yogurt
Simply blend the ingredients together and pour the mixture into an ice lolly mould. Freeze overnight.
SHAKE OF THE MONTH: MANGO MOJITO
1 tbsp caster sugar
10 fresh mint leaves
30ml white rum (or 30ml soda water, for a mocktail)
Additional soda water to top the glass
60ml Forever Aloe Mango
Simply blend the mango and the Forever Aloe Mango together until it’s smooth like a puree.
Cut your lime into quarters and add to a glass with your caster sugar. Crush them together with a muddler until the lime juice is released.
With the mint leaves on your palm, clap your hands together a few times to release the mint flavour, then drop them into your glass.
Add the blended mango puree and the rum (or the soda water, if you’re making a mocktail), then top your glass with crushed ice and soda water. Be sure to give everything a really good mix.
Garnish your glass with a lime wedge and enjoy your drink with a straw!
What other mango recipes do you love? Let us know in the comments if you’ll be giving these a go!