The Karsten Group grows and packs mainly Cantaloupe melons on its farms in the Orange River region.
The cultivar is called Athena and is otherwise known as ‘muskmelons’. It features gray skin and juicy, orange, sweet flesh.
The Cantaloupes are harvested in November and December and is sold mainly on the local market.
AthenaHarvest Week: 0 to 0
Market Season: Early Season
Market Sector: Local