A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office. A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office.
A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office.
Wellness

As an aid to digestion and respiration, the kumquat, ‘lucky’ Lunar New Year fruit packed with vitamins, is right up there – and there are many ways to eat it

  • Kumquats are said to bring good fortune at Lunar New Year, but they are packed with goodness too. Eat them raw in salads, with salt, pickled or in tea
  • Four Seasons Hong Kong is using a sweeter version from Japan in a kumquat-themed seasonal afternoon tea set of savoury and sweet items

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A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office. A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office.
A worker picks kumquats in Miyazaki prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. The kumquat is a traditional Lunar New Year fruit that is also rich in nutrition and vitamins. Photo: Miyazaki Prefecture Agricultural Office.
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