A kumquat is a small citrus fruit that resembles a miniature orange. There are two main varieties that are grown commercially in Florida. The "Nagami" which is oval in shape and the "Meiwa" which is round. The Nagami is known for it's combination of sweet peel and tart juice combined in a single bite. This is the bright orange, oval shaped kumquat that you will find in grocery stores, fruit stands and Mixon Fruit Farms from November to April.

History: Kumquats are native to China, but have been grown in Florida for more than 100 years.

Nuitrition: Kumquats are a good source of vitamins A and C, Phosphorus and Potassium.

Uses: Fresh as a snack, in cooking, pies and cakes, marmalade, jelly, sauces, salsa, marinade, garnishes, salad dressing and as decorations.

See Kumquat Refrigerator Pie in Mixon recipes or visit web site www.Kumquatgrowers.com

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Phone: 800 608-2525
Email: custserv@mixon.com
Address: Mixon Fruit Farms,
2525 27th St. E.
Bradenton, FL 34208