July 18, 2016


Watermelon is one of the most loved fruit in the world. It was said to be originated in African region. It needs to have warm temperature and a long growing season. Depends on the variety, its maturity is around 70-90 days. Watermelons are a member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae. There are five common types of watermelon: seeded, seedless, mini (also known as personal), yellow and orange. Watermelons provides various health benefits which are listed below :-

  • Reduces Body fat
  • Improves eye health
  • Immune support, Wound healing and prevents cell damage
  • Muscle and Nerve support
  • Reduces high blood pressure
  • High Water Content
  • Cleans Kidneys
  • Strengthen bones

Top five watermelon producing countries in the world are listed below :-


No Country Production in 2013
1 China 72,943,838 m/t 66.7%
2 Iran 3,947,057 m/t 3.61%
3 Turkey 3,887,324 m/t 3.55%
4 Brazil 2,163,501 m/t 1.97%
5 Egypt 1,894,738 m/t 1.7%