kumquats

Kumquats

sweet & sour

Kumquats

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

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

Taste

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

Use

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

Storage

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

Tip!

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

Availability

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NUTRITIONAL VALUE

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

GROWING AREAS

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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.

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Step 1

After washing, slice the kumquats.

Recipes with kumquats

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