Cantaloupe�Average retail price per pound and per cup equivalent

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					Cantaloupe—Average retail price per pound and per cup equivalent, 2008
                                                Refuse           Cooking           Size of a          Number of edible cup
      Form        Average retail price
                                            (inedible share)       yield         cup equivalent          equivalents
      1,2
Fresh           $0.95      per pound              49%              100%         156        grams      1.4829
Note: It is assumed that the fruit is consumed without further cooking.

1
    Includes whole melons; excludes fresh cantaloupe chunks and random weight cantaloupe.

2
 The SR reports that 51% of the weight of a cantaloupe is edible. The SR also reports that the weight of the edible portion is abo
whole cantaloupe is estimated to weigh 1082.4 (552/0.51) grams, or 2.39 pounds.

Sources: 2008 Nielsen Homescan data; USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21 (SR); and the M
Database, Version 2.0.
   Number of edible cup          Average price
      equivalents              per cup equivalent
               per pound             $0.64




ght of the edible portion is about 552 grams. Thus, a



e, Release 21 (SR); and the MyPyramid Equivalents

				
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