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The kumquat is a small, bright orange citrus fruit that is about 4 cm in size. Both the skin and the flesh are edible. Kumquats are extremely healthy and contain lots of vitamin C and potassium.

Origin Origin

The kumquat originates from China. Our kumquats come from South Africa, Israel and Spain.

Taste kumquats Taste

The skin of the kumquat is edible and has a bitter-sweet taste. The flesh is bitter-tart.

Use kumquats? Use

Kumquats do not have to be peeled and can be eaten whole. But do wash before eating.

Storage kumquats? Storage

Store kumquats at room temperature, for example in the fruit bowl. The fruit is ripe when the skin is bright orange/yellow.

tips TIP!

Drop some kumquat slices in your water for a delicious flavour!

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Nutritional Value Lime Nutritional Value

  per 100 gr
Energy (kcal) 53 kcal
Energy (kJ) 219 kJ
Carbohydrates 9,1 g
of which sugar 9,1g
Fat 0,5 g
of which saturates 0,1 g
Fibre 3,8 g
Protein 0,9 g
Sodium 6 mg
Vitamin C 39mg

Growing areas Growing areas

Growing areas Kumquats

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Tips for preparing Kumquats.

What can you do with kumquats?

You can eat kumquats out of hand, but you can also slice them for use in salads or to add a delicious flavour to your water.

Recipes with kumquats.

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