Chachoengsao kicks off mango festival


CHACHOENGSAO, 2 April 2014 – Chachoengsao, just east of Bangkok, has kicked off its annual mango festival on Tuesday evening. 

It is the fourth consecutive years that the province has organized the event with an aim to introduce local products to ASEAN market and beyond.

The province is one of the best mango growing areas in Thailand, focusing on organic mangoes which fetch better price in the international market.

During the ten-day festival, visitors can enjoy local food such as sticky rice with mango and green mango salad, shop in local agricultural product and craft fairs, watch on-stage performances and also witness competitions searching for best agricultural products.

The event will be wrapped up on April 10.