Excellent source of vitamin C.
What To Look For
Rind (skin) should be a greenish color. A yellow color indicates that fruit is not yet ripe.Skin should be smooth. Flesh is light green and orange-colored. Avoid large melons with bruises, cuts or punctures in the rind.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Unripe whole melons may be kept in a paper bag at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Ripe melons should be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated for up to 5 days.
Best at room temperature. Good for breakfast.