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Watermelon

Scientific Name
Citrullus lanatus
Top Producer
China
Top Exporter
Spain
Top Importer
Germany
Real-time Price help
Jul 19
Nov 19
$1.0
+17.5%Monthly
Production Volume
1997
2016
117.01M tons
+2.9%Yearly
Export Value
1999
2018
$2.11B
-6.3%Yearly
Market Intelligence of Watermelon

Overview of Global Watermelon Market

Featured below is a detailed overview of the global Watermelon market information. You can discover details including: top producing & exporting countries, real-time market prices, local product varieties, seasonality, production & export volumes, and more
Country
Rank
Production Volume
Production Share
1-Year Growth in Production
Production Price
Last Reported Year
1-Year Change in Production Price
Export Value in 2018
Share in Export
1-Year Growth in Value
Trend Since 2018
Wholesale Price(USD)
Last Month

Real-time Wholesale Market Prices of Watermelon
WarningBeta

100%
Global Average Price

$0.99

USD per kg
Yesterday
+6.3%
Last week
+7.8%
Last month
+17.5%
Last year
+15.9%
  • Last updated on Nov 18
Wholesale Price Trend of Watermelon

Top Producing Countries of Watermelon

Total Production Volume

117.01M

Metric Ton
Last year
+2.9%
Last 3 year
+8.3%
Last 5 year
+14.3%
  • Reported for year 2016
Market Concentration

46.08%

High
Global Watermelon Production Trend
Country
Production Volume
in 2018
Rank in
Production Volume
Production Price Range For Last 5 Years
$ 0.00
$ 1.00
$ 2.00
$ 3.00
$ 4.00
$ 5.00
Unit: USD/ton

Overview of Global Watermelon Trade

Note that this information and related analysis is based on the statistics of HS code 080710 (Melons (including watermelons), fresh). Please visit the HS code page for more detailed information. You may also want to see all related HS codes of Watermelon.

Market Details of Watermelon

Usages
Consumer Channel
Channel 1: Farmers → Collectors/ small wholesalers → Local packing houses →Distributing wholesalers or inter-provincial traders → Supermarkets/ Retailers →Consumers
Storage
Temperature
Most research has been conducted at temperatures between 10 and 16o C at a relative humidity between 85-90%. Temperatures below 10o C , can result in chilling injury to the fruit (pitting of the skin, flesh breakdown and blackrot).

Watermelon should be cooled to between 12-15o C within 24 hours of harvesting, if they are to be stored for long periods of time. Fruit can get over-ripe fairly quickly if not cooled. However, watermelon colour will continue to improve for up to 7 days after harvesting if kept at temperatures of 18-22o C , but it will actually fade (get lighter) if kept at temperatures of below 12o C for long periods of time.
Shelf Life
Watermelons will keep for 2-3 weeks if stored at between 12 - 15o C. Under the ideal conditions of 7 ° C and a relative humidity of 80 to 90 per cent melons can be stored for up to two weeks.
Addition Information
Overview
Table 1: Combined Nomenclature (CN) Code for fresh Melons

Number Product
0807.11.00
0807.19.00

Watermelon, fresh
Melons, fresh (other than watermelon)
Supporting Documents
Usages
Storage
Additional Informations

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