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Watermelons are in season at Everest Farm

Will at Everest Farm Bananas has let me know that watermelons are now back in season. What fantastic news this is โ€“ we have all certainly missed the melons since their last season. Watermelons are great at this time of year as they are great for hydration – they are 92% water and a natural sweet source of keeping your body hydrated. Theย red colour of watermelons comes from lycopene, which is an antioxidant – watermelon has more of this nutrient than any other fruit or veggie — even tomatoes. So the riper the better. Watermelon is also full of vitamin A, vitamin C and B6 making it good for your skin. Watermelons are best enjoyed as a healthy snack, as part of a fruit salad, juice or smoothie (even check out our recipe of the week the other week which featured this juicy fruit). Make the most of the season while itโ€™s here and get yours this week from Everest Farm.