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Charentais Melons
Charentais Melons


 
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Seasonality Year Round
Origin USA

Product Code: 541
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Charentais melons are said to be the finest melon in both taste and texture. Because of their small size, they are the perfect "breakfast for two" melon.

These globe shaped fruits have either a smooth or a slightly netted gray-green rind with dark green, slightly furrowed sutures. They have an orange flesh and a luscious, flowery aroma.

Popular in Europe, Charentais' are especially prized in France for their rich, honeyed finish. Try wrapping slices of Charentais with proscuitto as an appetizer or cut one in half and serve with port wine poured over it for a special dessert.

Melissa's Charentais Melons are round, cocktail type melons. A perfect serving size for two people, these melons can be enjoyed fresh out of hand for a simple summer snack.

Charentais Melons are wonderfully sweet, with a high brix level and a rich, honeyed finish. Charentais melons, exclusively from Melissa's, have an orange flesh and a luscious flowery aroma which makes them a lovely addition to summer cooking.

This melon variety is easily recognizable by its unique smooth skin with green striations encircling the melon, unlike any other type of melon. Enjoy Melissa's Charentais Melons through the summer freshly cut into pieces, in a juicy fruit salad or top your favorite dessert with this sweet sensation.

Melissa's Charentais Melons are best when ripened at room temperature. After cutting or ripening store in the refrigerator for a few days. Choose melons with a sweet aroma.


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