Be sure to taste this delicious fruit – sweet and juicy – grown on the beautiful Santa Maria island. The melon is produced in the three months of summer. This fruit is unique because the soil is very rich in potassium gives the fruit a lot of sweetness and a unique aroma that does not exist in other melons. With an average weight of 800 grams, the ” Meloa de Santa Maria” has an annual production limited to about 150 tons.
The Portuguese fruit has been integrating, since 2015, the list of 1200 regional products protected by Europe.