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15
Apr

Healthy Benefits

What’s New and Beneficial About Watermelon Alongside of tomatoes, watermelon has moved up to the front of the line in recent research studies on high-lycopene foods. Lycopene is a carotenoid phytonutrient that’s especially important for our cardiovascular health, and an increasing number of scientists now believe that lycopene is important for bone health as well. …

9
Apr

RECIPE: GREEK PITA FLATBREAD WITH WATERMELON

GREEK PITA FLATBREAD WITH WATERMELON It’s no secret that the marriage of watermelon and feta cheese creates a delectable, full-flavored explosion of awesomeness. I came across this life-changing discovery late in 2009, when I published this recipe for Watermelon Feta Salad. The saltiness of the feta mixed with the sweetness of the watermelon makes for …

9
Apr

Russia’s Melon, Watermelon Imports On Six-Year Decrease

According to a report compiled by the Intesco Research Group “The Fresh Vegetables, Fruit and Berries Market”, the quantity of melons and watermelons imported into Russia has been decreasing for the last six years. In 2014 these products were mainly supplied by Russia’s Astrakhan and Volgograd regions, the Krasnodar Krai and the Republic of Dagestan …

9
Apr

Price rebound, virus control helping 2015 watermelon season

Despite the cucumber green mottle mosaic virus affecting some of the crop from the Northern Territory, Australian watermelons are shaping up to have a good year. “The Northern Territory started out quite badly with ten properties quarantined, but the virus didn’t affect all of the Northern Territory,” Says Dianne Fullelove, Business Development Manager with the …

16
May

Brazil : From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi into WATERMELONS

Pictured: Brazil chef carves famous footballers from Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi into WATERMELONS May 08, 2014 11:20 By Jessica Haworth He used a carving knife to carefully cut the images into the melons, drawing from photographs of his favourite players for inspiration 45 Shares Share Tweet +1 Email View gallery Reuters “ “ “ “ “ …

16
May

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits. Ear-deep in watermelon, a boy eats a juicy slice at a festival. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES P. BLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Amanda Fiegl National Geographic Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert …

16
May

MedFEL 2014

13 MAY 2014 – 15 MAY 2014 MedFEL 2014 Location:Perpignan, France FESTIVAL WEBSITE A professional trade fair dedicated to the Mediterranean fruit and vegetable industry (purchase, sales, transport and logistics). Medfel is the only Fruit and Vegetable event in the Mediterranean area, created to promote the sector’s products and expertise to 5,000 professionals from all over the world!  A …

14
May

Trifilia Watermelons Again Ripen Earliest in Europe

The first open air watermelons are expected to come to market on May 20, once again courtesy of the farmers of Trifilia, a Peloponnese village where each year the fruit always seems to ripen ahead of the competition. Weather conditions are often an obstacle to the crop. This year most of the problems were caused by the frequent …