All About Mandarin

The mandarin category of orange encompasses the clementine, dancy orange and satsuma.These varieties of orange are sweet, easy to peel and can be split into even segments.

Believed to have originated in North Africa in the 19th Century, the mandarin is now cultivated for commercial use.

Fruit fact...

Mandarin oranges play an important role in Chinese New Year. The sweet orange is perceived to represent good luck and fortune.

Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

January, February, November, December

Significant countries of origin

China, Spain, Italy, Brazil