Quinces belong to the pome fruit family and are relatives to the apples and pears. In color they are shine golden-yellow and have unforgettable smell. Quinces are rich in vitamin A, fibber and iron. And, also, contain magnesium, calcium, potassium. In addition, quinces contain high level of pectin and are frequently used in jams, jellies and preserves.
This fruit is good for diets. Also, is good for those suffering from anemia, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory illnesses, diseases of gastrointestinal tract and eye diseases.
Quinces are native to the warm-temperate areas of Southwest Asia, falling in Caucasus region. Nowadays, there are many countries cultivating quinces. Macedonia is also on the list of quinces producers.