Native to southeast China, Kumquats are citrus fruits similar to oranges.

Kumquats consist of either a yellow or orange hue, resembling small oranges in shape and have a sweet-tangy taste.



Health Benefits



  • Low in calorie and contain a plentiful supply of antioxidants which work to eradicate free radicals and cancerous body cells. (1)


  • Contains B vitamins which work together to regulate the metabolic functions of the body. (2)


  • Supplies the minerals: calcium, copper, potassium, manganese, iron, selenium and zinc which work together to regulate the body’s blood flow. (3)


  • The peel of the kumquat can be eaten and is particularly rich in fibre and essential oils which the body cannot naturally produce. (4)


Kumquat Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100 grams, raw

  Amt. Per 
% Daily 
Calories 71
Calories from Fat 7
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0 g 1%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 10 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 16 g 5%
Dietary Fibre 6.5 g 26%
Sugar 9 g
Protein 2 g 4%
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.





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