Watermelon is an edible fruit produced by the Citrullus lanatus plant. Originating from Africa, the Citrullus lanatus is a vine-like plant growing close to the ground. Nowadays it is cultivated around the world, requiring mild to tropical temperatures as well as ample space. The traditional watermelon has a red or dark pink centre with black seeds dispersed throughout the core, however, today numerous varieties exist such as seedless. The vine plant growing watermelon, bears fruit approximately 3 months after planting.

Sensory Profile

Watermelon Puree has a bright red color. It tastes very sweet, juicy and re-freshing. Due to the large water content of the fruit, it tends to taste watery. The best flavor profile will be achieved when used pure not blended..

Harvest Calendar

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Harvest Calendar

Watermelon Life Cycle

Nutritional Values (per 100g)

Energy    (30 kcal) 
Carbohydrates  7.55 g
Fat  0.15 g
Protein  0.61 g
Fiber  0.40 g
Sugar  6.2 g
Vitamin C  8.1 mg 
Thiamin  0.033 mg
Riboflavin  0.021 mg
Niacin  0.178 mg
Vitamin B-6  0.045 mg
Folate, total  3 mg
Calcium  7 mg 
Iron  0.24 mg 
Magnesium  10 mg
Phosphorus  11 mg 
Potassium     112 mg 
Sodium  1 mg 
Zinc  0.1 mg 

*Source: Calculated internally using official online databases.