Medium, large, jumbo, mammoth, colossal, and super colossal
Look for fruit with peel color and texture that is characteristic of the particular variety. Avoid fruit with soft spots, water-soaked spots, or mold.
Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)
41-42° F/5-6° C
85-95% relative humidity
Maintain adequate air ventilation during storage. Keep cartons off the floor to help prevent dampening of boxes from condensation of moisture in the room. Store citrus away from foods with strong odors and ethylene-producing fruits.
21 to 28 days.
Pitted peel, discolored flesh, and mold are indications of improper storage temperature.
Sauté mandarin slices and minced ginger in butter; deglaze with orange-liqueur; serve in crepes with freshly whipped cream.
Layer puffed pastry squares with chocolate mousse and macerated mandarin slices.
Major production areas include Arizona, California, and Florida.
Extremely juicy, with a flavor much like oranges, only sweeter.
Citrusy rind with a juicy, pulpy center.
Pair with butternut squash, chocolate, cream, ginger, spinach.
Serving Size 1 cup Mandarin (195g) grams
Total Fat 0.5g1%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 4g13%
Total Sugars 21g
Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.