Cumquat; Kumquat

(Fortunella sp)

a small oval or round fruit, depending on the variety. Its yellow-orange skin is smooth and very shiny. The pulp is yellow and juicy inside, with a number of small cavities which contain an acidic juice (which is occasionally sweet) and highly aromatic.

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    • Outdoor growing
    • Forced growing in greenhouses
    • Preservation in cooling chambers
    • Product from several sources
    • Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)

Translation of the name

Catalan: Kumquat
Spanish: Kumquat
English: Cumquat; Kumquat

Category

Fruit

Family

Commercial: Tropical fruit
Scientific: Rutàcia

Nutritional value

64 calories per cada 100 grams

The tree it grows on and its curiosities

Since classical times, kumquats have been grown in China, Japan and the Philippines. Today, they are also grown in Morocco, Israel, Brazil, the United States, Australia and Spain.

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