Online grocery player LocalBanya in Mumbai has stocked a large variety of carbide-free mangoes which include raw mangoes, Payari, Badami, Kesar and Alphonso. More recently, it has announced its exclusive tie-up with Sankalp Farms for Organic Alphonso and Kesar Mangoes.Consumers can pre-order these organic mangoes, which will be delivered to their doorstep once they naturally ripen on the trees. Buyers have the added convenience of selecting a specific date and time slot for delivery.
Sankalp Farms is a well-known organic producer and is certified by ECOCERT India Ltd. Farming of mangoes at Sankalp Farms is carried out with the exclusion of pesticides along with generating organic material to be used for plant nutrition and the use of pheromones for plant protection. These techniques help to preserve the natural flora and fauna to the maximum extent so that it helps in the rejuvenation of natural ecosystems. These objectives are met by using modern technologies like micro irrigation, pheromone traps, crop rotations and mulching with agro waste amongst others. The resulting organic mangoes are more nutritious, healthy and last longer.