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Midnight Watermelon

This item is currently not in season.
Not available for sale online. Ask your local produce manager.

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Season: May – September
Origin: USA - California

Midnight watermelon is an attractive seedless variety featuring a glossy dark green rind that is sure to capture your attention. Slice open and discover firm, dark red flesh with small pips.

This watermelon appeals to all of the senses with its sweet, fruity flavor with cucumber notes, beautiful color and crisp, juicy texture. The flavor, texture and color of Midnight watermelon pairs well with so many sweet and savory flavors.

According to MenuTrends Research on watermelon, the top savory ingredients to pair with are feta, mint, cucumber, arugula, tomato, pork, tomato and avocado. Surprise pairings include clams, olives, corn and mustard.

Midnight Watermelon is 100% usable; in addition to its sweet flesh, consider using the rind in various menu applications. For a reduced waste approach, use the whole fruit to juice, puree, glaze, grill, compress, pickle, infuse, carbonate, make foam — you name it!