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MELON

Melon charentais Melon espagnol melon jaune melon galia
melon

our range of melons

Benefits

It contains a high quantity of water (90-95%) and a quantity of sugar (6%) which is lower than that of other fruits. This, together with the fact that it contains hardly any fat, makes it one of the fruits with the lowest calorie content.

General information

Fruit of the plant of the same name, a herbaceous plant with a trailing stem that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. Its shape is normally round or oval with smooth or netted skin. The flesh may be white, yellow or orange. Melons cultivated outdoors are harvested during the summer months, from June to September.

  • Piel de Sapo

    melon peau de crapaud

    This fruit is rounded and elongated in shape. Its size is large, from 1.5 to 3 kilos in weight with ridged, thick, dark green skin, which makes it resistant to transport. The flesh is white in colour and with a crunchy consistency. It can be conserved for two or three months.


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  • galia

    melon galia

    It is spherical in shape and its colour is green, turning to bright yellow as it ripens, with a dense netting. Its flesh is a greenish white with an exquisite aroma. The average weight of these fruits ranges between 700 and 1.500 grams.


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  • cantaloupe

    melon cantaloup

    This is a spherical fruit, slightly flattened, weighing between 700 and 1,500 grams. Its skin is green, fine and presents longitudinal stripes which go from one end of the fruit to the other. Its flesh is orange and very aromatic.


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  • Yellow Honeydew

    Melon jaune

    Its skin is yellow and smooth. The flesh is very juicy, sugary and crunchy and pale yellow in colour. It is oval in shape and usually weighs between 1.5 and 3 kilos.


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  • charentais

    Melon charentais

    Its shape is rounded and flattened. It has a smooth, waxy, green skin with longitudinal stripes. The flesh is orange, with a compact texture and it is tenderer than the Cantaloupe Melon, with a sweeter taste and a shorter shelf-life after harvesting. Its weight varies between 700 and 1,500 grams.


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Composition

Melon is composed of 95 % water.

Composition

Melon is composed of 95 % sugar.

Production

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