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Keep Your Shelves Stocked With Sweetness

Watermelon Retail Learning Lab From The National Watermelon Promotion Board

Watermelon is a delicious and nutritious produce item offered in different forms all year round. From full-size watermelons to fresh cuts, juice and mini watermelons, there are so many opportunities to highlight this delicious fruit in your produce aisle.

Keep scrolling to explore the Watermelon Learning Lab specifically designed for retail employees.

Watermelon Learning Lab

This is an online tool for retailers seeking to educate employees that work with watermelon. Follow along with these lesson plans and quiz sheets, watch the videos and take the quiz at the end to receive a certificate of completion!

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Lesson 1: Watermelon History, Cultivation & Market Insights

Watermelon is still harvested by hand but the cultivation is dynamic. Learn more.

Lesson 2: Watermelon Types, Product Formats & Availability

Cutting watermelon for optimal yield in a reasonable amount of time can lead to less food waste. Don’t forget the rind is edible as well.

Lesson 3: Watermelon Receiving, Handling & Storage

Selection, storage and preparation information for you (and your customers!)

Lesson 4: Watermelon Nutrition

You can’t spell watermelon without water, and the health benefits don’t stop at the juicy hydration.

Lesson 5: Watermelon Best Practices

Watermelon delivers year-round sales, even in cold climates.