California cantaloupe farmers want consumers to be confident about the safety of their product.
The California Cantaloupe Advisory Board (CCAB) developed a website that uses fun and informative consumer-friendly graphics, step-by-step instructions, and how-to videos to educate consumers on proper procedures to safely handle, prepare, and store cantaloupes at home. The CCAB utilizes social media channels to communicate this information and lead people to its website for more information.
In addition to science-based food safety practices, farmers have conducted research on the best way to store and prepare cantaloupes in the home.
Here are helpful cantaloupe resources from the California Cantaloupe Advisory Board:
- CCAB’s Guide to Washing and Storing Cantaloupe
- Video of how to wash cantaloupes
- Video of how to store prepared cantaloupes