Assessing quality and reducing batch variety in Golden Honeydew Melons : GreenCHAINge Fruit & Vegetables WP2

Brouwer, Bastiaan; Gabriëls, Suzan; Montsma, Matthijs


The general objective in GreenCHAINge Fruit & Vegetables Work package 2 (GreenCHAINge) is to obtain high quality and uniform melons and papaya’s on the shelf. This report focuses on the melons, being one of the exotic products for the breeding company East West Seed and the wholesaler Frankort & Koning. To obtain high quality and uniform melons on the shelf in supermarkets, it is essential to: - Store melons at optimal conditions; - Harvest melons at an optimal maturity stage.