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About Summer Kiss melons

Summer Kiss melons are sweet but not overwhelming. Their bold sweetness contrasts with a light creamy flavor that draws you in for more time and time again. These melons are the perfect treat to add color to your fruit bowl or fruit salad. Its exterior comes netted, dark, and gold, combining well with its bright inner flesh. The flavors of these melons tend to linger on your palate. 

This melon is known botanically as Cucumis Melo. Hybridizers developed Summer Kiss melons for the Sandstone Melon company during the early 2000s for a line of specialty melons named Kiss melons. This variety includes Sugar Kiss, Honey Kiss, Golden Kiss, and Summer Kiss melons. The tagline "A Kiss for Every Desire" became popularly associated with the melons. Consumers love these melons so much that the company has begun offering miniature Kiss melons for smaller households and children.

Kiss melons are great for salads and desserts and provide an incredible source of energy. Pair the fruit with olive oil and light salt or fresh mint for a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Their manageable size allows you to use them as an appealing breakfast fruit. You can also use Summer Kiss melons in salads and desserts. 

What could be more refreshing on a hot summer afternoon than delicious Summer Kiss melons? Nothing could replace the subtle texture and smooth flavor of a Summer Kiss melon while being as nutritious. Explore some of the following nutritional facts about Summer Kiss melons: 
  • Summer Kiss melons are rich in vitamins, mainly vitamins A and C. 
  • Eating only 100 grams of Summer Kiss melons will provide 25% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin A, 20% of vitamin C, and 4% of iron.
  • These fruits provide an incredible source of energy.
  • The melons contain almost no cholesterol.
  • These fruits are high in carbohydrates and low in fat. 

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FAQs About Summer Kiss Melons

Grown in Yuma, Arizona, Savor Fresh Farms is the packer, shipper, and grower of several specialty melons, including Summer Kiss melons. The farm begins production in the middle of May and continues until the end of November. The grower focuses on melon varieties with a consistent and lovely flavor from the start of the season to the last day of harvest. Throughout harvesting season, farms will sell these specialty fruits all over the United States and Canada.

To ripen your Summer Kiss melons, place the fruit in a brown paper bag, then roll it closed at the top. If you have already cut your melon, you'll need to refrigerate it, which should slow any softening. 

The Summer Kiss melon is a hybrid of the Hami melon. This melon originated 700 years ago in the Hami Prefecture of eastern Xinjiang, China. The locals dubbed them the "King of Melons." It was so sweet and enjoyable that it became the favorite of Chinese royalty and the emperor alike. It was said to feel like sugar melting on your tongue, a sensation that modern Kiss melons replicate nicely. 

If Summer Kiss melons are on your summer shopping list, get them in your hands with Instacart. An Instacart shopper could have your fresh produce delivered to you in as little as 2 hours! Explore shopping with Instacart today.
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