California's San Joaquin Valley provides everything that these delicious honeydew melons need to grow and sweeten to perfection: fertile soil, long, hot summer days, and cool summer nights. Planted in late March, King O' the West honeydews reach their peak in August. That's when they are carefully picked by hand and hurried to your neighborhood Publix at their sweet and juicy best.
Turlock Farms is the exclusive source of King O' the West honeydews. Owned and operated by four generations of the Smith family, Turlock Farms has been a trusted partner of Publix's for over 60 years. Here in the Southeast, Publix is the only grocery store offering these incomparably sweet and delicious
High in vitamin C and low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium, these melons are a nutritious, delicious snack or addition to any meal. Try them in the recipes below.