HoneydewDepartment of Defense fact sheet containing nutritional information for honeydew.
Honeydew chunks are ready to serve and are one to one and a half inches in size. The honeydew chunks are packaged in a filtered water based solution with sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate, which allows for a 15 day shelf life from the date of production as well as maintaining, freshness, flavor, and nutrients.
Peak Growing Season
Honeydew melons are available from March to December. Their peak season is from August to September.
Honeydew chunks can be eaten fresh or in fruit salads.
None, but for optimal fresh taste, rinse chunks in cold water.
Containers should be stored at 32–37 degrees Fahrenheit.
Best If Used By
For best quality, refrigerate upon receipt for up to two weeks.
1/2 cup of raw diced honeydew melon provides:
|Saturated Fat||0.032 g|
|Vitamin C||15.3 mg|
|Vitamin A||3 RAE|
|Dietary Fiber||0.7 g|
Sources of Information
Produce Marketing Association [www.pma.com]
Produce Oasis [www.produceoasis.com]
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00]