One of the organically grown fruits you can find at Yakushima Senvus Village is the kumquat, a fruit native to China.  


The Japanese kumquat (or kinkan in Japanese) is a small orange colored citrus fruit, that is usually harvested during winter. It is actually an ideal fruit for the season, considering its richness in Vitamin C. 

The kinkan has a sweet and sour flavor, and due to its soft skin, it can be eaten whole. Or it can also be made into jam, compote, or other various ways. 


If you have the chance, you should definitely try this delicious fruit! 

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