How to choose a watermelon and melon
First of all, remember that local melons appear on
our shelves until the beginning of August, and even closer to its end. Not
hurry and rush for the purchase as soon as there were first disintegrated:
in August, a lot of other beneficial fruits and watermelon, melon season lasts
the end of September and from anywhere you are not going anywhere.
melon and must be completely intact, no dents, cracks and notches. any
crack - this is the way penetration of bacteria in the pulp and sweet wet
Wednesday - the best place for their reproduction.
- must not
buy half a watermelon or any other piece of fear that you do not
eat the whole fruit. Cut and wrapped in a slice of film can
contain large amounts of bacteria, which turn around for you five
moments of pleasure and a couple of days poisoning.
melons should be in the shade under a canopy. Shadow saves on heating and
It prevents premature fermentation. Lay the watermelon and melon should not
ground and on a wooden platform.
melons near the road can not be! Just a few hours - and fruit
It absorbs a huge amount of exhaust gases, which contain
critical for the health of heavy metals.
Seller must have a document allowing trade watermelons and melons.
This certificate of registration of the trade point at a particular address, and
Sanitary-Epidemiological Conclusion on the product. Both documents can be
They are copies, but printing them should be genuine.
watermelon or cantaloupe, look at their color. Ripe watermelon will be brilliant,
bright green stripes on it will be contrasting. The more
contrasting stripes, the ripe watermelon. The color of a ripe melon - bright yellow or
watermelon ripeness and can be as follows: Scratch peel it. If the upper thin
layer is easily scraped off, and the white part of the subcutaneous remains intact,
watermelon is good and ripe. If a nail falls inside a watermelon
ripe watermelon should be firm. If the pressure on the watermelon
peel fingers flex, so the watermelon is not worth taking, because his
tore unripe and ripe he was on the way. So, it would taste
sour. Ripe melon will also be solid. If it is soft - it
ripe and can be dangerous to health.
ripe watermelon should be completely dry. This is one of the signs that
watermelon fell off himself, before he is fully mature. Color tail - brown and beige. Green stalk suggests that berry thwarted
too early. Although, experts say, can be a dry stalk
fiction: watermelon could derail a long time, and the stalk is not dry on the bed.
- The size
Watermelon is also important. Too much fruit testifies
an excess of it different fertilizers. Too small - that
Berry received less nutrients, and therefore not dospela. Ripe watermelon
It should not be too heavy, normal weight sufficiently large watermelon
- 5-7 kilograms.
spot on the watermelon rind must be present: on this side
lay a watermelon, is ripened on a bed. The yellow spots, the ripe watermelon.
criterion when choosing a melon - her scent. The sweet smell of uncut, without
cracks, melon, so it is ripe.
and melon can be selected also by the sound. Knock on the palm or the fetus
knuckles. If the sound is ringing, watermelon still unripe. If the watermelon
"Sound" muffled, feel free to take: he matured. The same applies to melons.
ripeness of watermelon or melon can already be after you cut the fruit.
Watermelon in which many of nitrates, has a very dark flesh, while
pulp fiber - not white, and yellow. But sugary pulp - a sign that watermelon ripened on their own, without the aid of chemical
fertilizers. "Chemical" melon has a solid color dirty fiber between
seeds, whereas they have good fruit should be bright and soft.
sweet and watermelon and melon fruits are considered female. circle,
located on the opposite side of the stalk, - the mark of a flower.
Big wide and flat circle - "girl", a small convex -
- Last thing
rule applies to the storage of purchased melons and watermelons. Be sure to carefully
wash the fruit or berries with hot water and rub the sandpaper brush.
Uncut fruit can be stored in a refrigerator for two weeks. But if the
you have already cut a watermelon or cantaloupe, try to eat them throughout the day.