Warmer weather lifts watermelon markets

04/24/2013 10:09:00 AM
Andy Nelson

The company reported a wide range of sizes, high sugar levels and excellent overall quality, though it was too early to gauge what yields would be, he said.

Thomas said Majestic would continue to bring in Mexican watermelons through Nogales “as long as the market warrants.”


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Johnny    
florida  |  April, 26, 2013 at 07:01 AM

I'll wait for the Florida mellons, on account of the huge Salmonella outbreak in many states that has been attributed to mexican cucumbers. Watermelon is in the same family as cucumbers, so I don't feel safe trusting the mexican offerings.

Tom    
florida  |  April, 30, 2013 at 05:27 AM

good point,were still warned not to drink the water when traveling in Mexico,watermelon,cucumber,lots of ground water in those products,I'll stick to Florida produce

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