China unveils world's smallest watermelon

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Publish Date: 18:23 - 13 August 2017
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TEHRAN, August 13 YJC - If you don’t like the regular watermelons, you can have a trip to southwestern China and try the tiny ones.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The world’s smallest watermelons are now being grown in the city of Chungking. The mini watermelons measure around the same size of a coin. Expert tasters say that the new snack is sourer and tastes like tomatoes compared to regular watermelon. The so-called 'thumb watermelon' is originally from South America. It goes by the name of 'cucamelon', with its insides resembling a cucumber.

 

 

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