Cucumis melo


Fruteiro's Melon pulp expresses at its best the taste of this fruit thanks to the favorable climatic conditions of the Brazilian Northeast, where the cultivation of melon is growing strongly, entering the European market with a quality product. Although it is particularly loved in the warmer months for its refreshing properties, the extraordinary characteristics that make it a fruit suitable for the winter period are less known. Melon is an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, powerful antioxidant vitamins that help fight the damage caused by free radicals to cells by reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and a variety of other health problems, also contains a wide range of nutrients that have anti-inflammatory properties. The presence of vitamins A and C can help slow down the aging process of the skin, vitamins that help to keep the skin hydrated and healthy. Finally, the presence of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium makes the melon an excellent natural supplement.

Chemical-Physical and Nutritional average values for 100g

Nutritional properties

Values per 100g NRV* %
Energy 29 Kcal - 123 kJ
Proteins 0,7 g
Carbohydrates 7,5 g
Fats 0,0 g
Vitamin C 8,0 mg
β-carotene 189 µg

Chemical-physical properties

Values per 100g
Total solids 9,00 g
Soluble Solids 8,00 °Brix
Acidity (Citric Acid) 0,09 g

* NRV = Nutrient Reference Values