What Does a Mango Taste Like?

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Mangoes are sweet in flavor and very juicy. Some mangoes have a tart, lemon-like taste. The fruits are most common in Asia, and India produces and consumes the most mangoes, according to Produce Pete.

There are several different varieties of mangoes, including Mexican, Florida and Haitian mangoes. Types of Florida mangoes include the Kent, a large fat mango that is green in color with a reddish side. The flesh of the mango is a golden color. The Hayden is a small, round mango with green or yellow skin. This variety has a reddish tint and a rich flavor. Mangoes are a significant source of beta carotene.