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Can watermelon sweetness be enhanced from an external source such as an injection?

 

Q. I have been hearing a lot of social media posts on vendors sweetening Watermelons with external injections. I simply can’t figure out how this can be done. Is there a possible way to do this?

 

A. I am not aware of a practice where U.S. farmers or vendors inject watermelon to enhance the color or sweetness.  Make sure your internet sources are reliable sources when searching for information. How To Find The Ripest Watermelon

 

 

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