Yosemite Fresh Cantaloupe
Van Groningen & Sons, Inc. commitment to offer a high quality product continues with our Yosemite Fresh cantaloupes. Picked at the perfect point of ripeness to ensure the sweetest melon, our cantaloupes are sure to keep you coming back for more! The cantaloupe is the most nutritious melon of all with a high water content and low calorie count. They are best grown in warm to hot weather, making California the #1 cantaloupe supplier. Our cantaloupes are known for their tender orange flesh and very sweet flavor.
Cantaloupe - The Facts
In addition to being delicious and refreshing, cantaloupe helps maintain your immune and cardiovascular systems. Packed full of nutritional must-have's, cantaloupe not only offers over 100% RDA of Vitamin A and Vitamin C, but is also a good source of potassium, Vitamin B6, folate, niacin, and dietary fiber. Being rich in antioxidants, it's thought to help fight cancer and heart disease and can help prevent effects of aging.
When purchasing cantaloupe, it should feel hollow and you should be able to smell a slight sweet aroma. If the aroma is too strong, it may be overripe.
The name Cantaloupe was derived from the Italian village of Cantaloupe.
Cantaloupe belongs in the same family as cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, and gourds.
A cup of cantaloupe comes in on average at only 56 Calories!