Cantaloupe and kumquat tea – A refreshing drink for summer

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea is becoming more popular. In this article, FGC will provide you with more information about this fantastic drink. 


The special blending of cantaloupe and kumquat tea is committed to bringing a fruity and refreshing flavor. If you are a fan of cantaloupe, this recipe will definitely not disappoint you. This cantaloupe and kumquat tea is not only easy to make, but it also brings numerous health benefits. 

What is inside cantaloupe and kumquat tea?


Cantaloupe is a common kind of muskmelon and is cultivated all over the world. It has an orange flesh with seeds inside and a beige and green cover. Ripe cantaloupes bring a sweet, juicy, and tender taste with a distinctive aroma. Cantaloupes, favored by children and adults, contain numerous vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. In addition to being eaten fresh as a healthy snack, cantaloupes can be mixed with other fruits or added to several desserts and dishes. They can also be used to make smoothies or combine with tea to create refreshing drinks. 


Kumquats are native to China, but currently are grown widely over the world. A kumquat is a round or oval-shaped citrus having the size of a grape. It has orange-green and smooth skin with sour juice with a citrus flavor which is tangy, sweet, and sour. Unlike other citrus fruits, kumquat’s peel is sweet and edible while kumquats’ seeds are usually bitter. Kumquats are known as a rich source of vitamin C and fiber. As 80% of kumquats are water, they can aid in keeping you hydrated. You can consume kumquats raw and whole, even its skin. Kumquats are often used in numerous dishes such as salads, sauces, pancakes, cocktails, and tea drinks. 

Tea leaves

Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, just after water. Tea leaves are parts of a plant called Camellia sinensis, grown in tropical and subtropical areas. Vietnam is one of the nations that cultivate and export high-quality tea leaves all over the world. Tea is classified based on several factors, including where it is grown, how it is harvested, and how it is processed. Tea is well-known for its health benefits as a safe drink to enjoy everyday. Tea leaves are usually combined with other fruits, syrup, or flower scents to create amazing beverages.

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea ingredients
Cantaloupe and kumquat tea ingredients

How to make cantaloupe and kumquat tea?

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea is a refreshing drink that is favored and consumed all year-round, especially in summer. The sweetness of cantaloupe, the tartness of kumquat, and the acid taste of tea are harmoniously blended. So, how to make cantaloupe and kumquat tea?


  • 6gr black tea
  • Fresh kumquat
  • Fresh cantaloupe 
  • 10ml cantaloupe syrup
  • 10ml honey
  • Some ice cubes and water


Step 1: Prepare the tea base

Heat 200 ml water to 80 – 85℃, add 6gr black tea, and let it steep for 8-10 minutes. After that, strain the mixture through a sieve to get the tea liquor. 

Step 2: Prepare the ingredients

Halve the kumquats and squeeze to get the juice while keeping the kumquat covers. 

Peel the cantaloupe cover, remove the seeds, and cut it into dice or thin slices, depending on your style.  

Step 3: Assemble 

Put 120ml black tea, 15ml kumquat juice, 10ml cantaloupe syrup, and 10ml honey into the shaker. Add some ice cubes and then shake well. You can adjust the ingredient proportions to suit your taste. 

After shaking, pour the mixture into a glass, add diced or sliced cantaloupe on top, and some kumquat cover to garnish. 

After a few simple steps, a glass of cantaloupe and kumquat tea is finished and ready to enjoy!

Making cantaloupe and kumquat tea
Making cantaloupe and kumquat tea is so simple

Is cantaloupe and kumquat tea good for health?

Cantaloupe, kumquat, and tea leaves are all healthy ingredients. The combination of them will create a drink with numerous health benefits. Some benefits of cantaloupe and kumquat tea are as follows: 

Support healthy immune function

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea has a high content of water and fiber, which promote a healthy digestive tract. Vitamin C and plant compounds also support the immune system in fighting infections. Besides, kumquat can help regulate digestion by removing excess gas, diarrhea, and stomach ache.

Improve skin health

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea contains a large number and volume of vitamins C, A and antioxidants, which are crucial in maintaining healthy skin. Your natural collagen production depends heavily on the amount of vitamin C, while vitamin A allows your skin to avoid damage from the sun. Besides, the antioxidants in this drink can help reduce age spots, wrinkles and make your skin glower. 

Enhance heart health

The levels of fiber and potassium in cantaloupe and kumquat tea are essential to a healthy heart. Potassium plays an important role in reducing bad cholesterol and keeping blood pressure regulated. Therefore, enjoying this drink on a regular basis can help your heart function well. 

Cantaloupe and kumquat tea for health
Cantaloupe and kumquat tea has numerous health benefits


Not only delicious and refreshing, but cantaloupe and kumquat tea is also beneficial to our health. Furthermore, you can easily make it at home with just a few ingredients and steps to enjoy with your family. So, why not try this tasty combination right away?

About Future Generation Co.,Ltd

Future Generation Company Limited is one of the largest beverage suppliers in Vietnam, with 26 years of experience in production and export. FGC is equipped with modern machines such as Hotfill PET and TetraPak, ensuring high-capacity production. FGC strives to achieve our mission to become Vietnam’s leading healthy beverage company. Our factories also meet international standards such as ISO, HACCP, etc. In addition, we constantly innovate our machinery system, strengthen production capacity, and increase productivity. 

FGC also provides Private Label Services. With this service, we can help customers in researching and formulating beverages, designing product label packaging, and creating their own brands. This is an ideal solution for small and medium enterprises. Moreover, FGC provides free samples for customers to test before bulk orders. We also ensure delivery as fast as possible.


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