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Watermelon season heating up

Though prices were high in early April, seasonally increasing supplies of watermelon are on tap through the summer months.
Apr 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Watermelons

Maglio expands options for watermelon pouch

Maglio Cos., Milwaukee, Wis., has introduced new options for its Readyripe watermelon pouch.

Fruit gains traction in springtime

Many of the produce items shipped from West Mexico during the spring are similar to those that arrive in winter. However, fruit items, like melons and mangoes, tend to have a greater presence as the weather warms up.

Watermelon association says ‘Aloha’ to Hawaii

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii —The watermelon industry gave the National Watermelon Association a big “mahalo” (thank you) to the group for its first conference off the mainland in its 105-year history.

Watermelon board counts successful 2018 promotions

The National Watermelon Promotion Board, Winter Springs, Fla., cited social media and digital programs as key parts of a successful 2081 domestic promotion campaign.

Mas Melons & Grapes redesigns website

Mas Melons & Grapes LLC, Rio Rico, Ariz., recently launched a new website design.

Watermelon contest displays go ‘above and beyond’

More than 150 stores participated in the National Watermelon Board’s retail display contest this summer.

Watermelon Board announces recipe contest winners 

Winners of the National Watermelon Promotion Board’s annual consumer recipe contest have been announced.

Watermelon board caters to event’s ‘Fit Foodies’

Runners at the Fit Foodie Festival and 5K were treated to hydrating slices of watermelon from event sponsor National Watermelon Promotion Board.

Capital City Fruit donates watermelons

Capital City Fruit, Norwalk, Iowa, continues its donation program, recently donating 135 watermelons to area charities.