CANTALOUPE - Kosher/Gluten Free

Cantaloupe
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CANTALOUPE - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

The Cantaloupe is actually a European melon which earned its name from the Italian papal village of Cantalup where some historians say this species of melon was first grown. Our Cantaloupe is not exported. Cantaloupe belongs to the same family as the pumpkin, cucumber, and squash and like most of its relatives, grows along a trailing vine. Our American cantaloupes are actually muskmelons. They have a raised, smooth taupe colored skin when ripe with a pale orange colored flesh that is sweet and juicy. Cantaloupe is an excellent source of vitamin A and C.

Ingredient Statement:

Cantaloupe, Sugar, may contain 2% or less of Citric Acid, Sulfur Dioxide, Cantaloupe Flavor.

Contains sulfites.

Cantaloupe a delightful addition that is delicious in salads, cream pies, compotes, breads, preserves and punch.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

There is no preparation needed for dried fruit. To rehydrate, pour boiling water over fruit and let sit, covered, for 5-10 minutes. Drain well before using.

Product Description

The Cantaloupe is actually a European melon which earned its name from the Italian papal village of Cantaloupe where some historians say this species of melon was first grown. Our Cantaloupe is not exported. Cantaloupe belongs to the same family as the pumpkin, cucumber, and squash and like most of its relatives, grows along a trailing vine. Our American cantaloupes are actually muskmelons. Cantaloupe is an excellent source of vitamin A and C.

Physical

Color: Light orange-yellow.

Flavor: Sweet melon flavor.

Size: Approximately 3 to 7 inch in length. Curved appearance common.

Chemical

Moisture: 15%

Sulfites: 300 ppm

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Cantaloupe, Sugar, may contain 2% or less of Citric Acid, Sulfur Dioxide, Cantaloupe Flavor.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 2 pcs. (40g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 29g  
Protein 0g  
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.