Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe

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Description

Cantaloupe

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, cantaloupe are free of fats and cholesterol. They’re also low in sodium, high in vitamins A and C and a good source of folate.

Produce Tips

  • To prevent bacteria from passing the melon netting and into the flesh, follow these U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules:
    • Clean and sanitize the cutting area and utensil.
    • Hold cut cantaloupes at 45° F or lower.
    • If the cantaloupe can’t be held at that temperature for more than four hours, throw it away.
  • A cantaloupe’s color and sweet taste make it the perfect addition to appetizers, salads, breakfast dishes and even dessert.

Storage & Handling

  • Keep uncut melons on the counter.
  • Storing temperature: 36°-41° F.

Please note retail varies per store. Check in store for details.