Welcome to Pepquino Melons

Pepquino micro melon size comparison

Origin:
The Pepquino melon is a very ancient species that originates from South America. It is basically a ‘micro-cucumber’ that is also very closely related to the melon.

A dozen Pepquino micro melons

Taste:
The Pepquino melon has a slight sour cucumber flavor.

Pepquino melon is about 3 to 4 cm long

Uses:
Due to it's fresh and unique taste, the Pepquino melon is perfect for:

  • spring or summer salads
  • a stir-fry
  • turn it into a sorbet for a refresing and light desert
  • or as a delicious snack or appetizer
  • you can even pickle them

Season:
The Pepquino melon is available from April until November.

Packaged Pepquino melons ready for sale

Storage:
The Pepquino melon can be stored for up to ten days at a temperature range of 35 to 39 F (~ 2 to 4 C)