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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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Ari says …

I would share them with my younger brother, because he's never even heard of them.

Kentina Washington says …

I love fruit, I love sharing, food is a sacred gift!

Erica W says …

I would share them with my two kids! They would love to try a new fruit!

Danielle Cruz says …

I would give them to my dad...i think he would get a kick out of the marketing in the box for a lot longer

Rachel says …

I would send these to my family in Texas. I have a big family, and i know they'd all smack on these all day on Christmas while waiting for dinner.

Lisa says …

I would give them to my friend who just returned from deployment as a welcome home gift!

Gail says …

I would share them with my Mom, who would then share them with those at her workplace...the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit at Childrens Hospital. My mom is a nurse on the unit who loves her little cancer patients and their families. Yes, my mom an AMAZING woman... she makes cupcakes for her coworkers birthdays, invests in the lives of her patients and fights for their best care. I know a huge box of satsumas would go a LONG way to brighten up the days of the staff and patients at Children's Hospital.

Linnea Lucas says …

I'd like to share them with my sister. My grandparents always used to send us oranges every winter, as well as a box of apples. It would be a sweet reminder of our childhood years and perhaps the restarting of a healthy old family tradition.

nance Henderson says …

I've been ill a couple of months and I've had an uncontrollable urge tor oranges. While everyone was at the Thanksgiving table shoveling in carbs, I fantasied going to the nearest grocery hurling myself across the oranges section, biting and devouring oranges. I think my body is trying to tell me something...like share the love and oranges if I win.

Melinda says …

Would love to share with my niece and my sweet great niece-she is just 9 months old-they have moved from the Corpus Christi area to Tulsa, Ok-so, are missing all of that wonderful fresh citrus fruit-when my niece was in Ohio-I frequently sent Clementines to her from Whole Foods. . .

Tim says …

My favorite aunt has scurvy and I think it would be a nice gesture/remedy.

Victoria Rutledge says …

I would share them with my mom because she eats an orange every day!

Wendy Dimilo says …

I would share mine with my best friend Michelle. She really makes even my worst days fun.

Amanda F says …

I would love to share these with my father. Citrus can be so uplifting and refreshing. We lost my dear mother 8 months ago and he could use a smile.

Britta says …

I would share with my roommate to thank her for all the satsumas she's been sharing with me!

Cassie says …

I would share my Satsumas with my parents who are avid hikers. What better taste when being one with nature!? Yum!

Kat says …

Oh my gosh my boyfriend would be so excited to share 13 pounds of citrus with me!! He's certainly a manly eater - especially on football Sundays - but he loves his oranges. So cute to see such a big strapping gent oozing over a tiny clementine. He'd be so grateful for some Satsumas (as would I)!

Jenny says …

I would share satsumas with my friends who don't eat citrus fruits because they're hard to peel! Satsumas have such easily removable skins and are one of the most delicious of the citrus family!

Colette says …

I think my 2 little ones (5&2) would attempt to work through that box. But your satsumas are so delicious and healthy that's fine by me. I would break some pieces up with water and a little whisky and honey with cloves to make a tasty hot toddy. The rest I would probably share with my mom who always has delicious recipes and would probably like some in her cocktail too!!

Amelia says …

Love these! It's the perfect treat when you want something salty and sweet!

Maureena says …

I would share the satsumas with my friend John's family. He has a beautiful wife and three beautiful girls and I think they would appreciate the citrus sunshine more than anyone else I know. They are in a Wisconsin winter, and they have brought more sunshine into my life than they will ever understand.

stephanie victoria says …

My father took us to Whole Foods when my sister and I were little as a special treat. Now that he is older and dealing with health complications preventing him from leaving the house the majority of the time, it would be lovely to be able to bring a treat from Whole Foods to him. I know him as well as my mother that takes care of him would love this gift.

Noelle Dixon says …

Would love to share these with my family at Christmas for Christmas morning mimosas. Yummy!!!!

tinaclarice says …

I would like to share them with the nurses at the emergency room of Ben Taub hospital in houson tx. I was up there last weekend with a friend who was detoxing off alcohol and they were pretty stressed but kept a sense of humor even when dealing with the insanity alcohol and drugs, plus all the other patients who were needing their care, they have one of the most stressful jobs I have ever seen, and deal with a lot of sick people, and satsuma's would be a great source of vitamin c and they are good for you.

Chris says …

I would share with my family. They don't eat enough fruit; whenever I go home, there are a couple bananas around but that's it.

Steffani says …

Hello: I would like to share Satsumas with my mom...she is the one who introduced me to these gems for the first time...I'd like to return the favor :)

Kento says …

I would like to give them to my wife and two daughters, because they are as cute and sweet as satsuma:)

Helen Smyth says …

I love satsumas, and would give them to everyone if I could, but in this case, I'd send them to my brother, who has been through some unfortunate health problems with his eyes, skin and feet and has difficulty getting to the market, since he can't drive any more.

Catherine says …

I would share the tasty satsumas with my team at work! I'm always bringing in baked goods and sweets, so this will help make up for the sugar overload.

Jordan Stage says …

I would give satsumas to my new, beautiful fiance, Haley. I don't need a reason other than the fact that I love her and know she would enjoy lots of satsumas!

Lisa says …

I would share them with my 11 yr old daughter and her friends who are putting on a "Polar Express" viewing holiday party Thursday 12/15...

AvalanchejoannA says …

I would share these to my Mom because she deserves everything I can give her.

Anya Whisenhunt says …

I would share Satsuma Oranges with my closest family and friends... Why? When I was small my mother would tell us Christmas morning in Finland it was customary to have an orange! In a cold and snowey country fresh citrus was such a treat! So I would share this story with my loved ones and tell each other what we cherish the most!

Jenne says …

I would like to share my Satsumas with my children, because its going to be a very spare Christmas for us, and I'd like them to have a nice treat.

Rachel says …

I would love to share these with my son who is fast approaching finals week in college. He has been sick most of the semester and I know these nutritious, tasty satsumas will be much appreciated! Thanks for the fun offer!

Sandra B says …

I'd share them with my coworkers. I love them, but I'd need help eating 13 lbs.

Laurel says …

I would share them with a friend who just recently became a single mom to 3 little ones when her husband walked out. She's trying to hang on to their house, and her family could sure use some brightness and sweetness for the holidays.

elena panigada says …

I loved these when I lived in Japan, hope I get picked

Ellen Stickles says …

I would love to share these with my husband !!

Nicole says …

I'd gift them to my step-daughter in college- she needs healthy snacks around!

maryann says …

My husband and I would love these at breakfast every morning.

Sharon Temple says …

I would share satsumas with my hubby so he can see how wonderful they are. Plus it would bring back some of my favorite childhood memories of eating bags of satsumas with my family in the winter!

Kim says …

I would love for these to go to my sister-in-law who while expecting her third child found out she has food allergies that are limiting her to mainly fruits and vegetables. No prep time for a weary Mom is needed with this fruit!

Cheryl Morrison says …

I would to share the delectable satsumas with my Father and Mother-in-Law this Christmas. We are all gathering at their house in the Washngton ,D.C. area this year for 2 weeks. We will have family from Germany, California, Vermont, North Carolina and Virginia there. I would love to have a box sent to share with the entire family. Our 3 year old niece and 5 year old nephew are coming from Germany and I am sure they will love them!

Jeannette Mantilla says …

I love oranges, and would love to have a box of Satsumas. I'd share the other box with my friend you just moved to Sitka, since I'm sure it would be hard to find them there (at an affordable price), and it would be great for her little girl as well!

Michelle Hickman says …

I'd share with the local food bank, It has been a rough year for them....:)))

Lydia says …

I would give a box to my best friend and her family, they bring so much happiness to my life, and they all love citrus. So it would be perfect :)

Terri says …

I would love to keep a few for myself and share with the people I work with. With the new year comes the company's new commitment to health. Lots of new health and wellness programs rolling out. Can't think of a better way to kick start it than with 13lbs. of Satsuma oranges!

Dan says …

I'd share them with my daughters who practically live on them when they are in season.

Michele says …

I would share with my wonderful friend who needs some good wishes her way. She loves her fruit.

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