In summer, the Tunisian melon generously garnishes the stalls and pleasantly scents the fruit baskets. Round and tasty, it is one of the favorite summer fruits and vegetables around the world. It is consumed today mainly as a fruit, but also embellishes salty preparations.
Appeared under the African sun, the melon is now very popular all summer. Very refreshing, its unsweetened flesh is full of water and vitamins. Melon blends in with all fresh salads. Its lightness, as well as the pleasure of chewing in its juicy neighborhoods, make it the highlight of the beautiful season!
The varieties used in Tunisia are of 3 main types: Galia (examples of varieties: Arrava, Galia, Alma); the canary yellow type (eg Niagara and local JC) and the Charentais type, with a subgroup of embroidered melon (eg Dalton, Marcus, Borador), and another subgroup of smooth fruits (eg Major, Linastar ).
The cultivation of melon is very popular in Tunisia; it is found in the North, South and inland. The fruit is rich in Vitamins A and
Average nutritional values per 100g:
- Energy: 141 kJ (34 kcal)
- Carbohydrates: 8:16 g
- Fiber: 0.9 g
- Fat: 0.19 g
- Protein: 0.84 g
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