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
Fresh $0.95 per pound 49% 100% 156 grams 1.4829
Note: It is assumed that the fruit is consumed without further cooking.
Includes whole melons; excludes fresh cantaloupe chunks and random weight cantaloupe.
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