Satsuma Mandarins

Satsuma Mandarins
Satsuma Mandarins

The satsuma orange is a variety of mandarin orange that is not only sweet, but fun to eat, thanks in part to its easily peeled skin. Rich in antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C, satsumas are seedles and can blend right up in any NutriBlast you can imagine. They are also have a low glycemic index, excellent for diabetics, and help prevent the absorption of cholesterol in the gut.

Selection Process

Pick satsumas that are heavy for their size. The color can range from green to orange, even for fully ripened fruit, so instead aim for fruit with a strong, citrusy aroma.