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Watermelon

Description

Though popularly categorized as a fruit, watermelon has roots in the cucumber and squash family. Watermelon is recognized by its dark and light green, loosely-striped rind and red flesh. Ratto Bros. proudly offers customers a choice between seeded and seedless melons. Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of Vitamin A and is the best source for lycopene among all fruits and vegetables.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 cup, balls (154g), Calories 46

Protein

1g

Sodium

2mg

Carbohydrate

12g

Vitamin A

18%

Dietary Fiber

1g

Vitamin C

21%

Fat

0g

Calcium

1%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

2%

Picture of Watermelon

Care and Handling

Ideal Temperature: 50-60 F. Ethylene sensitive. Susceptible to chilling injury. For about a week, holding watermelons at room temperature can improve flavor and coloring.

Ratto Bros. follows and recommends the guidelines set forth by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) about commercial and home users washing all produce thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking. For more information, visit the FDA’s website Consumers > Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely.

Quantity

Cases per Pallet

PLU

Seedless

bins

3

4032

ctns

28

4032

With Seeds

bins

3

4031

ctns

28

4031