Cantaloupe also commonly known as muskmelon and famous as sweet melon and rock melon all over the world. Muskmelon is found in many shapes, varieties and colors and it belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. Muskmelons are having high amount of potassium which aids in regulating the blood pressure and hypertension. It is high water, minerals and vitamins content are great source of nutrition required nourishing the health.Musk melons are a rich source of vitamin C and they help to strengthen the immune system. Muskmelon stimulates and increases the white blood cells which is beneficial for protection against viruses and bacteria. They also help in preventing premature ageing of cells.
The global muskmelonmarket is driven by the necessity of fitness awareness and the need of healthy diets in the field of sports. One of the major factors boosting the growth of muskmelon market is the use of muskmelon for cancer prevention as the vitamin C eliminates free radicals hence saving the body cells from damage by the harmful radicals thus reducing the risk of getting cancer. Muskmelon also used in medicines as it helps in rejuvenation of the lungs and helps the body recover from nicotine removal faster. The muskmelon market is fueled by factors such as increasing use of natural medicines and growing health awareness amongst people. The use of muskmelon to help regulate the blood sugar levels has boosted the consumption in the recent years.
The muskmelon market is classifiedbased ontype, usesand regions. Based onend user, the muskmelon market is segmented into Cantaloupe, Honeydew Melon, Hami Melon, Galia Melon, Canary Melon and Others. Based onusers, the muskmelon market is segmented intoMuskmelon Oil, Dried Melons, Fresh Fruit and Others.
The market for muskmelonis evaluated based on five regions namely North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East. North America and Asia Pacific holds a major share in the muskmelonmarket owing to rapidly growing population and increasing health awareness among the developing countries such as India and China. The availability of cheap labor and various government initiatives supporting foreign investments has boosted the muskmelon market in the Asia-Pacific region.
Some of the major players operating in the global muskmelon market includeSHRI HARI INDUSTIRES, Namdhari Seeds Pvt. Ltd., Sembikiya-Sohonten, Ltd, Siegers Seed Company, Hertzler Farm and Feed Inc., Willhite Seed Inc, Territorial Seed Company, EVERGROW, and Aghlan Dates and Foods.Major players operating in the global market are focused on some of the major market strategies such as partnerships, mergers,collaborations and acquisitions to hold their position competitive global market. Likewise, they are engaged on gaining hold on the local players to support their product distributionand to develop their market reach in the global market.