The kinnow is a variety of citrus fruit cultivated extensively in Punjab region. The kinnow fruit is large and orange, with 12 to 25 seeds and a globular shape. It matures in January or February. This “easy peel” citrus has assumed special economic importance and export demand due to its high juice content, special flavour, and as a rich source of vitamin C. The success of this fruit are its beautiful golden-orange colour (a major asset from a marketing viewpoint), its abundant juice, and its excellent aroma and taste. The peel of the kinnow fruit has been used in the production of cosmetics.