Nunhems unveils melon that changes color when ripe

06/25/2013 08:12:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

Imagine, a specialty melon that alerts customers and consumers when it's ripe by changing color.

Nunhems, the vegetable seed division of Bayer CropScience, has just such a melon with its new Kirene, according to a news release.

Immature melons have a green exterior with off-white netting.

Ripe melons change to a bright yellow in a matter of one to two days.

As a result, customers don't have to be afraid of buying unripe melons.

For retailers, it means more repeat purchases as customers enjoy a good eating experience, according to the release.

Kirene combines the high Brix levels of a Galia melon with an extended shelf life.



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Paul Ryan    
Stamford CT.  |  January, 06, 2014 at 08:13 PM

WE have gone to far with genetics for food supply the golden pine by delmontie will cause future problems now what do you bring to the table as our chemical balance as far as food unwinds

Paul Ryan    
Stamford Ct.  |  January, 06, 2014 at 08:17 PM

LETS GET BACK TO BASICS AND STOP OVERSELLING OURSELFS AT FUTURE HEALTH RISKS SELL TRUE HEALTH FRUIT

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