What type of melons do you like to munch on on a hot day - the traditional rock and water melons, or something more exotic?

Vegetable seed breeder Graham Adams says he's dealing with many more unusual types of melons because Australian consumers are becoming more adventurous with their tastes.

He says French and South American varieties offer extra sweetness and different textures.

An increase in multinational residents and more worldly Australia attitudes are thought to be driving the trend.

"There's a lot of international people in Australia, and with that comes whole different tastes that they need, and I think also Australians are very worldly-wise these days.

"They travel, they see, they taste and so they go overseas and they see something and they want to bring it back to Australia," Mr Adams said.

About News.net

Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.

 

FAQs

Email

If you have any questions or concerns please email us on support@news.net

Phone

  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.

Cancel