General Information: The Golden Honeydew has a beautiful firm gold skin. The mint-white flesh has exceptional flavor and sweetness. In season, honeydews from California are the best.
Many melons originated in the Middle East and gradually spread its popularity across Europe. Ancient Egyptians and Romans enjoyed cantaloupes or muskmelons. Melon seeds were transported to the United States by Columbus and eventually cultivated by Spanish explorers in California. Melons are a good source of vitamin C and potassium. They have high water content are relatively low in calories, and also fat and cholesterol free.