National Watermelon Day is Aug 3rd!

This couldn’t come at a better time, given our hot weather.

Here are a few little-known facts about everyone’s favorite fruit!

Watermelon is an ancient food that is believed to have originated in tropical Africa. Historians have found evidence of watermelon cultivation as far back as 4000 years ago. Today, many varieties of the fruit are grown in warm parts of the world.

Made of almost 92% water, the fruit is full of vitamins A, C, and antioxidants.

So what are you waiting for? Go get yourself a few slices of watermelon and… celebrate this delicious holiday!!