Melon is one of the star fruits of summer. It contains so few calories and so much water that it is excellent for consumption at any time of day.

The Canary Islands yellow melon is an oval-shaped fruit with smooth skin without streaks and white flesh. It is delicately sweet and juicy and has a delicious aroma.

It comes from tropical and subtropical areas around the world, as well as from the Mediterranean area.

It is one of the richest fresh fruits in sodium, potassium, vitamin C, beta-carotene and antioxidants.

Due to its high-water content, it is very diuretic and refreshing, making it an excellent and healthy summer dessert.