Melon growing begins in Kent

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The Garden of England gets a taste of the exotic

http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/story/2013-08-22/melon-growing-begins-in-kent/

This year’s scorching summer has not only been welcomed by sunbathers; the region’s fruit farmers are also celebrating. And among the apples, blackberries and plums, a new crop is about to enter the food chain.

Deep in the Garden of England a grower has decided to grow an exotic fruit on a commercial basis – and is hoping grocers and supermarkets will bite.

‘Meridian News’, August 2013