As the largest watermelon grower, packer, and shipper in the U.S., Melon 1 provides the highest quality watermelon to retail customers of all sizes, year-round.
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High volume means higher expectations: only the best melons, every time
Stringent safety standards from the fields to your door
Good environmental stewards since 1935
Gary Cecil, Cecil Farms
Gary Cecil is a generational farmer in northern Kentucky, Cecil Farms, as it is today started in 1981. Now Gary and his wife Imelda and their three children Ryan, Suzanne and Katie all work together to grow watermelons, tobacco, potatoes, squash, zucchini, bell peppers, cucumbers and pumpkins. Annually, they grow between 250 – 500 acres of watermelons.
How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon
To thump or not to thump? We’ll show you how to choose, prepare, and store your Melon 1 produce.
Our 365-day Harvest
Melon 1 has the reach and resources to bring you the sweetest, freshest watermelon, fresh off the vine, year-round.