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.
1 wedge = 150 g
|% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity
per 100 g
|Fat, total (g)||0.1||0%||0.1|
|- saturated (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||9.4||3%||6.3|
|- sugars (g)||9.2||11%||6.1|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||0.8||3%||0.5|
|Vitamin C (mg)||41||102% RDI*||27|
|Folate (µg)||29||14% RDI*||19|
|Niacin (mg)||1||11% RDI*||0.72|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
Source: FOODfiles 2016