CLEMENTINES AND TANGERINES

A CROSSROAD OF FLAVOURS

LICENSES

From us to you

Giacovelli Srl  is direct dealer for SANDO, NADORCOTT, TANG GOLD clementine varieties.

 

ROOTS

Father Clèment

It is said that clementine birth dates back to twentieth century: it was a cross between bitter oranges and mandarins, discovered by a certain Father Clemènt.

The first clementine trees grew in Algiers or in China. Nowadays they are cultivated in the Countries of the Mediterranean basin, that is Tunisia, Algiers, Spain and Italy ( Calabria, Basilicata, Puglia and Sicily).

NUTRITIONAL VALUES AND BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES

Health benefits of clementine

  • Rich in vitamin A and C, which help keep eyes healthy and skin young and elastic;

  • rich in bromine promotes a calming effect on the nervous system and it helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle;

  • suitable in case of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease;

  • its high water level promotes diuresis and helps fighting water retention;

  • the polyphenols contained in these fruits are useful for modulating lipid metabolism, by facilitating weight loss. 

FUN FACT

Did you know…

Culinary use

  • Clementine pairs well with fish and white meat;

  • taste roast chicken garnished with chopped clementine  and fennel.

Wellness & Beauty

PURIFYING MASK

  • This mask, made of clementine and honey mixed in equal parts,  is suitable for a stressed and dimly luminous skin. 

    Apply keep it for fifteen minutes.

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