Kinnow - India
About the Product
The Kinnow is a high-yield mandarin hybrid cultivated extensively in the wider Punjab region of India and Pakistan. It is a hybrid of two citrus cultivars — 'King' (Citrus nobilis) × 'Willow Leaf' (Citrus × deliciosa) — first developed by Howard B. Frost, at the University of California Citrus Experiment Station. After evaluation, the kinnow was released as a new citrus hybrid for commercial cultivation in 1935. In a hot climate, plants can grow up to 35 feet (11 m) high. Kinnow trees are highly productive; it is not uncommon to find 1,000 fruits per tree.
The fruit matures in January or February. It peels easily and has a high juice content. Fruits are small to medium in size. Skin is of cadmium yellow. Fruits are ready to harvest from December to January.
According to health experts and nutritionists, it is suggested to consume Kinnows on a daily basis for effective results. When compared to other citrus fruits, kinnow contains about 2.5 times more calcium and thus regular consumption can make your bones stronger. Also, the peel of this fruit is as beneficial as any other citrus fruit. The dried peel of kinnow is used in various herbal cosmetic products and is also considered as an effective home remedy to treat blackheads.
If you have a weak digestive system, it is suggested to avoid milk and consume kinnow juice, as it aids in digestion without putting any pressure on the digestive tract. Rich in mineral salts, daily consumption of kinnow fruit helps in alleviating acidity. According to nutritionists, this fruit is very effective for those who live a sedentary lifestyle. The mineral and vitamins not only enhance your overall metabolism, they also help you attain flawless and glowing skin. You can also use the skin of fruit for body scrubbing.
According to Punjab Horticultural Postharvest Technology Centre (PHPTC), the anti-oxidant properties of kinnow not only reduce the chances of cancer but also help in lowering the risk of contracting HIV. You will be surprised to know that every 100m ml of fresh kinnow juice contains 20 mg of vitamin C, which is comparatively much higher than other fruits. When you consume too much junk food and foods loaded with harmful chemicals the outer layering of the intestine becomes thick with a layering of those harmful chemicals and in that situation fruits like kinnow are helpful in reducing the sluggishness of the intestines. According to health experts, the fruit is also helpful in chronic constipation due to its high roughage content. It is suggested to consume fresh fruit twice a day for effective results.
Nutrients in Kinnow per 100 gms:
Calories 50 K.cal
Potassium 200 gms
Carbohydrates 11 gms
Dietary Fiber 2 gms
Sugar 10 gms
Protein 1 gms
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 4%
Storage and Uses
Kinnow fruit can be kept in good quality after coating for four months at 4 °C and for 2 months at 10 °C. The most suitable temperature of 4 C for extending shelf life was already demonstrated for fresh-cut carrots coated with calcium-alginate coating mixed with silver-montmorillonite. However, 2–8 °C at 85%–95% relative humidity was also highly acceptable for preserving kinnow quality. 2–10 °C at 90%–95% relative humidity was also adapted for Kinnow storage.
Various dishes can be made using oranges, such as custard, salad, jellies, curd, blossom water, ice cream, chocolate, and biscuits. Kinnow juice is known to enhance the metabolic rate of the body. A good metabolism means quick weight loss. Also, kinnow juice is so filling, it keeps you full for longer and prevents you from overeating or having cravings in between meals. Eating kinnows or drinking kinnow juice regularly can help combat wrinkles due to aging. Moreover, the minerals present in kinnows not only enhance our overall metabolism but also help us get flawless and glowing skin. This can lead to an overall reduction in blood pressure and a decreased chance of cardiovascular diseases. Increases blood circulation: Kinnows are a rich source of folate content
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Country of origin: India
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