BUSINESS: Red Mango
In recent years, an explosion of frozen yogurt shops have popped up across the Oklahoma City metro. Red Mango, a popular spot in Edmond, is giving ice cream a run for its money by offering healthy options that are still guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Named after the moment in which a mango reaches the peak of ripeness, Red Mango is a symbol of the commitment to using only the best all-natural ingredients for their frozen yogurt, smoothies and parfaits.
Opening the first location in Oklahoma in 2012, co-owner Nabeel Jamal says his family decided to open Red Mango because of the health benefits. “The product is just so good—100% all natural, probiotic, non-fat and gluten free,” Nabeel explained. He went on to share that one of the biggest perks of the job is trying the new flavors. “It’s such a chore!” he laughed.
With calcium, protein and probiotics, their yogurt doesn’t contain excessive calories from fat and sugar like many other desserts. Because of this, Red Mango has made a lasting impression over the last two years. “We have a lot of customers who come in every day mid-morning for a later breakfast or early lunch, and at night after a workout to treat themselves,” Nabeel said.
If you’re on the go, Red Mango offers fruit smoothies full of fresh fruit mixed with yogurt or juice and will soon offer nutrient-packed veggie smoothies. On his healthiest of days, Nabeel prefers the Greek frozen yogurt and a swirl of mango and white peach, topped with fresh fruit and granola. “It’s pretty delicious,” he shared.
Edmond’s Red Mango stands apart from other frozen yogurt shops by offering catering where they can blend frozen yogurt on the spot for party guests. They also find time to give back, offering fundraising nights and donating door prizes to local organizations.
With an ever-growing loyal fan base and recognition of Red Mango on the rise, thoughts of expansion linger on Nabeel’s mind. As Zagat’s #1 pick for Best Smoothie/Frozen Yogurt, Red Mango is gaining the attention they deserve for the quality, health benefits and self-serve options the residents of Edmond have come to love and expect.
Visit Red Mango at 1585 South Broadway in Edmond. For menu, catering or company information call 405-562-1255 or visit redmangousa.com.