The Kumquat fruit, also known as the “Chinese mandarin” or “fortunella,” has the characteristic of being all one pulp and peel; in fact, it is eaten whole, with the entire peel, to savor its typical sweet sour taste. It can be eaten fresh, au naturel, but it is also delicious candied and as a base for jams and fruit salads.

In the Northern Hemisphere it tends to be marketed from November to February.

Seasonality & Origin

Cultivation method

: Produced by conventional agriculture, complying with current Italian legislation on pesticides and good agricultural cultivation practices.

For fruits imported from countries other than Italy, the current EU harmonization rules on permitted pesticide residues are applied.