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Watermelons

Figs break into top 10 on Produce Market Guide

Watermelons achieved a monthlong streak as the No. 1 most-searched commodity on Produce Market Guide during the week of June 10, with cucumbers retaining the No. 2 spot for the second week.

It’s time for Georgia watermelons

After two years of extreme weather during their season, Georgia watermelon growers are reporting smooth sailing.

Salt on the watermelon

A couple of weeks ago, somebody in a Facebook group I’m part of shared an article on the proper (and Southern) way to eat watermelon — with salt.

Cool weather sets back California Westside melon deal start

Melons like it hot, but the lack of high temperatures in California’s Central Valley this spring will probably mean a later start than usual to the Westside cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew season.

Watermelon continues hot streak on Produce Market Guide

For the third week in a row, watermelons have held the top spot as the most searched commodity on Produce Market Guide.

Watermelons 101

Discover a variety of watermelon information such as; consumer trends, retail availability and trending sales statistics.

Arkansas produce marketers ready for this season’s crops

Ample rain and cool nights have characterized spring weather, but Arkansas produce marketers say they expect 2019 crop prospects to be solid this year.

Foodservice use of watermelons growing rapidly

Watermelon is seeing growth on restaurant menus, and more chefs and foodservice operators are turning to the National Watermelon Promotion Board for ideas.

Florida Watermelon Association puts $100,000 in research

The Florida Watermelon Association is allocating $100,000 for research and development grants, to fight pests and diseases, study growing practices and other projects.

Sykes Co. adds organic seedless watermelons

The Sykes Co., Rio Rico, Ariz., is now offering organic red seedless watermelons.