Watermelon is undoubtedly one of the most popular summer fruit. There is a reason why it’s called “The fruit king”!
It’s sweet, light, juicy and it can be eaten raw, as a “Greek spoon sweet” or even fried (!) like an icy sorbet. The watermelon can be found in Ancient Egypt hieroglyphs and it has been grown since the 10th century a.c in China, while in Europe it only first appeared during the 13th century.
In Greek it is called “Karpouzi”, a word that derives from the equivalent Turkish word “karpuz”. So, let’s have a look at the 10 most important general knowledge facts about
Whether it’s yellow, orange or red, the watermelon has been grown around the world as more than 1.200 species that differ aColorful watermelon varieties
mong themselves, not only based by color but also by shape, texture and seeds. Furthermore, there are great differences in the flesh sweetness, according to the variety. The yellow watermelon is not that sweet and can be preserved for longer than the red one, while the orange one is tart and has no seeds inside whatsoever.