New Zealand rock melons are available from January to March.
Ripen on the bench, then store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Rock melon origins can be traced back to Africa and Asia. Rockmelon are sometimes known as canteloupe as they were originally cultivated near Cantalupo in Italy in the 18th Century.
Serving size: 100g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.09||0.09|
|- saturated (g)||0.0||0.0|
|- sugars (g)||6.1||6.1|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||0.54||0.54|
|Vitamin C (mg)||27.1||27.1|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||34.24||34.24|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.06||0.06|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.06||0.06|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research