Happy April. For this months first Food Fact, we’re sharing a bitter yet delicious fruit that’s almost out of season, kumquats. So grab them while you can, and while they’re still fresh! Most people eat this cute little fruit with the skin still on too! The skin is sweet while the inner core is the bitter section. They’re a low-calorie snack filled with Vitamins like vitamin A, C and E. Let’s learn some more shall we?
Did you know?
Did you know there’s more than one type? Kumquats are very similar to other fruits like oranges & even apples. Meaning, there’s more than one of their kind.
- Golden Bean kumquat or Hong Kong
- Round kumquat or Marumi
- Large round kumquat or Meiwa
- Nordmann Seedless kumquat
- Oval kumquat or Nagami