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Win Satsumas for Sharing

We love sharing the flavor of satsumas! In some cultures, it’s traditional to give citrus to friends and relatives for good wishes and we couldn’t agree more — satsumas make a perfect gift for the holiday season. Bring a bright spot of citrusy sunshine to your holiday season with a box of satsumas and gift one to a friend — on us! Leave a comment below by December 13th telling us who you would share satsumas with and why. We’ll pick 10 winners at random to receive a 13-pound box of satsumas along with another box for the giftee of their choice. A variety of mandarin orange and a cousin to the clementine, satsumas are super sweet, juicy, seedless and easy to peel. They’re only available for a short time (from October to December) so you’ve got to enjoy their sweetness while you can. You can use them in recipes, keep them on hand for easy snacks and as edible table décor…what’s not to love? Find more ways to enjoy satsumas here. So go on, share some sweetness — give someone (and yourself!) the gift of satsumas this season. Leave a comment by December 13th to tell us who would you like to share satsumas with and why for a chance to win! Remember to keep your eye out for an email message on December 14th — you’ll need to respond by Dec 15th in order for us to collect addresses and ship the satsumas for the holidays. We can send the gift box of satsumas to the winner for hand delivery to their giftee or we can ship to another US address. Enjoy! The fine print: No purchase necessary. Promotion ends December 13, 2011. Must be a legal resident of the US, age 18 or older to participate. (Sorry, no shipping on these satsumas to Canada.) Taxes on prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of Whole Foods Market, Inc., are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

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Maureen says …

I would share with my parents as they are the Sweetest people I know :)

Meredith Schiller says …

I would love to send a box of Satsumas to my best friend and her two boys, living up in Maine. She's a single mom and having one in high school and the other in 8th grade surely means that she spends a good deal on groceries. They can eat her out of house n home in the blink o an eye. Thank you Whole Foods for the contest opportunity and the wonderful quality products you bring us!

Catherine says …

I would love to share satsumas with my parents. They have had a rough year, and a healthy treat couldn't go to nicer, more giving people.

Amy says …

I would love to share satsumas with my son's preschool class. My son is in a special needs preschool and I think the children would love to have the delicious fruits.

Elizabeth Allison says …

My heart will melt with the first bite of a succulent Satsuma. Christmas just isn't the same without it. My granddaughter loves them so I will share with her and her mommy.

Mary Anne says …

I MUST share the Satsumas with my son. Vitamin C and good, CLEAN citrus are key components of a healthy body. I know my son does not get enough good citrus to eat because circumstances are such that he cannot afford it at this time. And, he lives so far from me that shipping fees are prohibitive, or I would keep him supplied from my source - Whole Foods.

Stephanie says …

I would put then in my English friend's stocking for Christmas because that's what his family did when he was a kid. Satsumas would definitely brighten his holiday!

Sue Kuhnsman says …

I would share them with my next door neighbors who have two small boys. I'm sure they will love them as much as I do.

Paul E. Peelle says …

We buy at least one box every year and take some down to my father, who can't get out on his own. It's a turnabout in fair play since, as a child, I remember him bringing home a box of oranges for the holidays.

Lisa says …

I would share with the other five families that we go on a New Year trip with each year. That is right....TEN children under age 6 with their parents in a house up north. ;)

Cherissa says …

I would share them with my 3 year old grandson, who loves all kinds of fruit. He has never had a sutsumas, he will fall in love with them. It is wonderful to see him eat healthy and know that he loves fruits and veggies.

Chris says …

I would share the Satsumas with my work group, to help them stay healthy this holiday season, and with my parents, sister, nieces and nephew who enjoy Satsumas and other fruit and nutritious treats.

Lauren Bayles says …

Oh, I would share them everyone who enters my home and notes how wonderfully citrusy and fresh my house smells. More importantly, I'd share them with my kids, who love them -- and could do with a daily boost of Vitamin C this time of year.

Rebecca says …

mmmmm I love satsumas! So healthy and juicy they're one of my favorite winter time treats! I would share with my best friend Claire. Claire's family has a big garden and she's always sharing their bounty with me. I'd love a chance to share some healthy food back with her!

Amy says …

I'd share with my Granny.

Clem says …

I would share them with homeless people on the streets of NYC. It seems like I see more and more of them lately and the weather is getting very cold.The other day, in the subway, I saw a woman begging and she had a very young baby in her arms. I gave her a dollar. It would warm my heart to bring a little piece of orange joy into the day of someone who has nothing...not even a home for the holidays!

Kelci says …

I will share them with my family and my husband's family as a new holiday tradition!

jason ellis says …

I would quickly and quietly deliver them to the Kecks.... Mr Keck jumps up a tree to grab a sweet orange or citrus anytime and savors it like none other... He would be delighted, as would his wife and young son to receive some satsumas...

Marcy Berns says …

I would share them with my 85 year old grandmother! I do not think she has ever tried them. She is one of the healthiest women I know!!!

Michelle says …

I'd share them with my family. Our daughters could bring some to school for lunch and share with their friends. My husband could put some in a bowl on his desk (for sharing). I'd offer them to anyone who stops by the house and to my tennis teammates. Yum, it feels great to share something nutritious.:)

Deb says …

I'd share them with my office mates - what better gift for the holiday season than a delicious Satsuma!!!

Deanne says …

I would Share them with My friend Dawn and her family because she loves fresh fruit like I do.

Katia Schwarz says …

Satsumas are my favorite at this time of year because they remind me of Christmas at home in London where they are very popular. I would share them with my children who now love eating them at Christmas too. I would also share them with my English friends and anyone else who wants one!

kelle mcewen says …

I would share with coworkers. This would be a healthy treat to offset all the sugary holiday goodies.

Nancy says …

I would share them with my hubby, who loves to sample different varieties of citrus.

G Chung says …

I would share with my parents because whenever they come over for a visit they always bring food over for me and my family!

Lanna JOnes says …

I'm going to be snacking on satsumas while I'm in labor (my first baby is due Dec. 23rd) per recommendation of our doula...Would love an extra case to ply the nurses with! :)

Susan Ahrens says …

Satsumas are a holiday delight. If I were so lucky to be selected, it would give me great pleasure and satisfaction to give BOTH boxes to the Denver Rescue Mission during their 'SEASON FOR CARING', supporting their efforts to feed the homeless during the holiday season.

Tommy says …

I would share them with the staff at the hospital my daughter was born at. If they had not caught her issues at birth she would not have survived. I have never been able to thank them properly and think this would be a wonderful way to say thank you for saving my daughter.

Janice says …

I would share them with my best friend Samira and her family. We frequently go to each others homes for lunch/dinner on the weekend and some nice,fresh and juicy satsumas would be an excellent way to end any meal!

Cara says …

I would share with my three year old daughter. She always shares hers with me.

waka sato says …

My friend bought me some satsumas and they are delicious! Currently one of the few fruits that isn't giving me heartburn during my pregnancy. I would share these with my friends and my family and my little one in my belly!

Monika Demel says …

I would share Satsuma with my kids, who are adults now. It has been a tradition to have these on Christmas Eve when we celebrate the holiday season. We all love them, even my grandchildren and there never seems to be enough to last the day! The Holiday would not be the same without them - mmmmmm!

Jan M. says …

We have 22 stockings on the mantle this year so a fruit in each one!

Donna says …

I'd share them with my family and friends. Might even make a cake out of them!

Stephanie B says …

Sharing with my family and coworkers is such a part of my holiday tradition. I would take them to work and I would make sure there were bowls of them out for family and my neighbors!

Benay Eagan says …

My family and my friends, also anyone that I would like to introduce into an organic and healthy lifestyle!

Richard Bollinger says …

I would share them with my co-workers, friends and family.

anh says …

I would take a box to work and share with my office and give the other box to my dad because he's a wonderful daddy...

Melanie says …

I would share satsumas with my 4-year-old daughter's Montessori class. It's a classroom where children are encouraged to become independent and do things themselves, and I love giving satsumas to small children because they get so excited that can peel them ALL BY THEMSELVES! The peels come right off, making them kid-friendly and not too messy. I look forward to seeing those green leaves around the end of November, and this year and think I squeaked out look when I found them within seconds of walking in. Love you, WF!!

Rachael Starkovich says …

I work at a domestic violence shelter, Family Shelter Services, in Illinois. I would love to share a boxed bit of sunshine with the women and one man who work so hard to provide for so many in need.

Kaitlyn says …

I would share these satsumas with my mom and dad so that they might know the juicy deliciousness that is satsuma.

Sue Swyt says …

I'll share the with my (homesick) Japanese neighbors, who are so kind and fun...and with my parents and my many, many sibs when we get together for the holidays. My nieces and nephews have a host of food allergies but no one is allergic to citrus.

Brie says …

I would share them with my daughter's neighborhood playgroup. Satsumas are my absolute favorite citrus!

Susanna says …

I would share with my Aunt Linda...she would appreciate them!

matt says …

I would share this with my niece(4 yr. old) and nephew(1 1/2 yr old). They just love fruit especially citrus.

Tara says …

I would definitely share my sweet, tart, tangy and refreshingly sweet satsumas with my dear old mum. As all mothers try to get their children to eat more fruit, she has no worries with me as I absolutely adore the citrusy taste of these little bites of sunshine!

Allen says …

Would share a box with my Japanese mother-in-law because Satsumas are her favorite.

hillary says …

I am a teacher of the deaf at a middle school, and I would bring them in to share with my students. The fragrance and tactile experience would be great! :D

elizabeth rutledge says …

my parents!

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