Kumquat fruit is often eaten raw and is usually a blend of sour and sweet, delicious to eat. Kumquat contains a variety of nutrients, including vitamin A, B complex, C, E, and K, sodium, potassium, calcium,copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, fiber and others.
Kumquat is often consumed in jelly, jam, sauces, salads, cake decorations, cocktails and spice for food.
Some benefits of this fruit are metabolism of carbohydrates, free radicals for fighting diabetes, cancers, infections, as well as helping control blood pressure, heart rate and production of red blood cells.
Kumquat/Cumquat symbolizes prosperity in Chinese - The Little Golden Oranges.