Canary Melon

The canary melon, also known as the Juan canary melon, is characterized by a deep rich yellow outer skin and a sweet, juicy taste. The meat is usually a green that is slightly paler than found with honeydew melons, and in some cases, it may appear to be almost white with just a hint of green. With a strong and pleasing aroma, the canary has a tendency to enhance the taste of other fruits when mixed into fruit salads. This attractive melon is a healthy alternative to more common melons like cantaloupe and watermelon, and it provides a range of health benefits. Not only is the canary melon low in calories, it contains healthy dietary fiber, boosts eye health, and improves your healing time. It is the perfect winter melon.

Click on a thumbnail to enlarge the image.

Share this:

  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup diced (78g)
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 25
  • Calories from fat: 0
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbs: 22g
    • Fiber: 10g
    • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 50%
  • Vitamin C: 50%
  • Calcium: 0%
  • Iron: 0%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Canary Melon is available most of the year, but the peak growing season for domestic product is in the summer months. There are limited supplies from The Dominican Republic in Spring and early summer and from South and Central America from late Fall until Spring.

Also Known As

  • Juan Canary Melon
  • Spanish Melon

Keep cut and ripe canary melons in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipes

No recipes are currently available for this item.