Rockmelon

Rockmelon
Nutrition Panel:
Melons Cantaloupe Raw per 100g
Calories: 34 Energy: 142 kj
Protein: 0.84 g
Fat - total: 0 g
Carbohydrate - by diff: 8.16 g
Sugar - total: 7.86 g
Fibre: 0.9 g
Water: 90.15 g

General Description:

Rockmelons make a great snack and also go well in fruit salads.
Outside of Australia & New-Zealand rockmelons are called cantaloupe.
Large oval shape about 15 to 25 cm in diameter with a rough grey/brown netted skin.
Once ripe will usually have a musky sweet smell at the stem end of the melon.
An odourless melon is likely to be tasteless.


Selection:

Choose rockmelons that feel heavy for their size.


Nutrition Information:

Rockmelons are a good source of Folate.
High in Vitamins A and C.


Storage & Handling Information:

Keep uncut rockmelons at room temperature until they are fully ripe, then refrigerate for up to 5 days.
Always refrigerate cut up rockmelon in a covered container up to 3 days.
Cut rockmelons will absorb other food odours so it is best to wrap the melon in plastic wrap.


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Growing Area Information:

WA - Outer Metropolitan Areas, South West, Geraldton, Canarvon, Ord River, Broome.


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