Watermelons consist of 95 percent water. The sweet, crisp red flesh contains iron, vitamin C and Lycopene.

Chilled, watermelon is a wonderful thirst quencher. Just slice and enjoy.

Watermelon belongs to the same family as the cucumber and squash and is actually a vegetable.

How to prepare

Cut the watermelon into wedges and enjoy!

Buyer's and storage guide

A ripe watermelon sounds a little hollow when you knock on the skin.

Watermelons should be kept in the refrigerator. They taste their best when chilled.

Serving

  • In a fruit salad
  • Serve with a few leaves of mint
  • Make a salad with goat or feta cheese and mint as garnish
  • Make homemade watermelon sorbet