Kanpei / Ehime Queen Splash
ShipmentEarly January to late March
Citrus with a unique, crispy texture and strong sweetness. A variety developed by Ehime Prefecture, kanpei get their name from their notable sweetness and flat shape (the "kan" and "pei," respectively). Their peel is so thin that they're prone to fruit cracking while growing, so they're cultivated under careful control. (Fruit cracking is a phenomenon in which fruit break.) Ehime Queen Splash are kanpei of the highest quality that easily meet all the criteria for appearance and sugar content.
Easiness to eat
- Easy to peel by hand.
- Segment skin
- Thin, and people generally don't mind eating it at all.
- No. (There might be a few, but it's rare.)
An exemplary breed among citrus, this one goes by the common name "mikan."
This juicy, large citrus' flesh is characterized by its fresh aroma, sweetness, and moderately sour flavor.
Repeated selective breeding has created this citrus masterpiece, picking out only the very best qualities.
Even among other citrus, this one's sweet, strong flavor and rich aroma are outstanding.