Clementine Mandarins are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. They're also a good source of Dietary Fiber and an excellent source of Vitamin C.
Supplies of organic Clementine Mandarins have improved greatly in recent years. Quite often, the organic fruit will be slightly smaller with some additional scarring - but the flavor should be just as wonderful as the conventionally grown fruit (if not be
If you buy a 5 to 8 lb box of Clementine Mandarins and you notice even one that molds - quickly remove the moldy citrus and refrigerate the remaining fruit since mold will spread quickly. The fruit will have developed all the sweetness it can once mold ap
Sizing of fruit can vary greatly and can also affect flavor & sweetness. Sizing includes "medium, large, jumbo and mammoth". Generally (but not always) the rule is sweetness increases the larger the fruit - but the only way to be sure it to sample before
Many credit the creation of Clemtine Mandarins to Father Clement Rodier of Algeria in 1902, but there are earlier historical references to similar citrus fruits originating in Germany, Japan, China, and California.
Clementines and Satsumas from California are sometimes referred to as "Christmas Oranges" because their available from mid-November through January.
Satsuma Mandarins and Clementines are often accused of being the same item, just from different coasts in the United States. However, they are two distinct varieties of citrus. Clementines tend to be more popular on the East coast, while Satsuma Mandarins are more popular on the West Coast - both have gained in popularity across the country in recent years.