After the papple, the grango: M&S launches grapes that taste like a mango

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Marks & Spencer’s love affair with hybrid fruit continues, with the launch this week of the grango – a variety of grapes that taste of mango.

Tutti Frutti seedless grapes are grown in south-east Spain and have a “distinctly tropical flavour”. They are exclusive to M&S and will be on sale in 200 stores from this week until the end of September, priced at £1.50 for 230g.

M&S grape product developer Zeina Orfali said M&S had been working on trials of the grapes since 2007. “We work closely with our growers to bring customers new and exciting flavours,” she said, adding “we’re delighted with the fruits of our labour.”

She added the extra sweet flavour of the grapes would make them a big hit with children, as well as adults looking to top up their 5-A-Day. “At only £1.50 per punnet, they’re affordable healthy snack.”

The introduction of grango grapes comes after M&S announced the launch of the papple – a cross between a pear and an apple - in May.

Readers' comments (2)

  • Enrique is a friend of mine. Can't wait to try out this new fruit. I'm sure it'll be fantastic! Such a hard working individual who leads from the front and deserves every success. Well done!

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  • They are fabulous! I'm eating a punnet as type! Really delicious and highly recommended. Well done Marks.

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