The History of the Mangosteen Fruit

The History of the Mangosteen Fruit

The History of the Mangosteen Fruit has a long generation of history behind it most people presuming that the Mangosteen originated from South East Asia. The Mangosteen has been named after its discoverer Laurentius Garcin (1673-1751) and the scientific name given to this botanical is Garcinia Mangostana.

No one really knows where the Mangosteen fruit initially came from but scientist believes that this fruits originates from Thailand and Burma, there is a lot to tell about this tropical fruit’s history among other things Queen Victoria of England in 1840 promised any man to bring her this tropical fruit Mangosteen would become a Knight this resulted in its nickname as many will know it as “The Queen of Fruits” After all this history and many mile stones we are at the end of the story and finally the launch of XANGO juice.

In the last few decades the Mangosteen has triggered a lot of curiosity amongst scientist and researchers around the world because of it powerful message that this fruit was used in traditional Culture methods of South East Asia and only now the value of the benefits have started to unravel them self more and more.

History of the mangosteen fruit footer UK


1735 – The French Priest Laurentius Garcin discovered the Mangosteen Fruit

1800 – The Mangosteen was planted in Ceylon

1840 – Queen Victoria of England tasted the Mangosteen Fruit and preferred it above other fruits

1854 – Queensland tried to grow the Mangosteen Fruit

1855 – United Kingdom started with growing of the Mangosteen Fruit in Greenhouses

1850-1865 The Mangosteen Tree was introduced in Trinidad

1881 – The Mangosteen tree was planted in India

1903- The Mangosteen Tree becomes planted in Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal area

1906 – The Department of Agriculture in America received seed of the Mangosteen Tree

1924 – The Mangosteen was discovered again in the Wild by Dr Wilson Popenoe

1939 – The Canal Area Experimenting Gardens distributes 15000 seeds to a lot of areas of tropical America, probably some seeds survived.

1949 – Dierberger Agricola Ltda. Of Sao Paulo incorporated the Mangosteen in their catalogue

1965 – This year there is 9700 Acres (+/- 39.226 square Kilometers) of Mangosteen Orchids in Thailand

2002 – September a experienced American team starts a company called XANGO. Juice is produced from the Mangosteen fruit and is called Xango Juice

2002 – October the first bottles of Xango Juice is distributed

2002 – November Xango LLC and the product Xango is officially created

2014 – Xango is available in over 40 Markets across the world and is a Billion Dollar debt free company that has created jobs and 100 millionaires in its first 10 years of business.