Black Melon or “Piel de sapo”

At Agroponiente, we grow the famous ‘Piel de Sapo melon. Our expert in cutting harvest this variety to achieve its high sweetness, calculated based on the so-called Brix degrees. This fruit has a minimum of 12 Brix degrees, which means it has a high sugar content, even more than other varieties of melon.

The Piel de Sapo melon stands out for being rich in vitamin C. This antioxidant vitamin helps your body heal from and fight off infections. In addition, it is known to be high in water and potassium, which makes it an ideal fruit to eat to keep healthy blood pressure levels. We also highlight the presence of phosphorus, an essential mineral primarily used for the growth and repair of body cells. So, now you know, the Piel de Sapo melon will provide you with the daily amount of phosphorus your body needs.