First alphonso of the season arrive in Gujarat

Vadodara: Alphonso mango(hapus)-the king of fruits-has arrived in the city, with a box of dozen selling for Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,300.

The fruit has arrived in markets in other cities of the state too. Bhupendra Kachhiya Patel, a fruit and vegetables dealer, said that supply was still low, and last year the first box of alphonso mangoes had sold for Rs 800.