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Melissa’s Orange Watermelons are deliciously sweet and juicy with a bright orange interior. Large and round like a basketball, the orange watermelon is seedless and has a thick green rind.
Look for a light green rind with dark green stripes for orange watermelons. Melissa’s orange watermelons are great for summer dishes, adding a variety of color and flavor.
Delicious eaten sliced or as “melon balls”, orange watermelon is also delicious with a sprinkle of ginger, salt, or a squeeze of lemon or lime. Watermelons add a sweet flavor to fruit salads or when used in fruit drinks.
Use Melissa’s Orange Watermelon in a watermelon trio salad with red and yellow seedless watermelon, for beautiful presentation.
Melissa’s Watermelons are hand-selected for excellent quality. Look for a light green rind with dark green stripes for orange watermelons.
Choose firm melons with a sweet fragrance. To store, wrap cut melon sections in plastic and refrigerate. For optimum sweetness, juiciness, and texture, use within one week. Frozen melon balls will keep a few months.