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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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smiling96 says …

I would share with my friends and family

Fran says …

Easy! I often buy a box and share them with my students in the morning and most of my students can't afford breakfast and live on one meal a day.

Anthony says …

I would carry them around in a satchel and share them with all that I run into all while spreading holiday cheer and sweet, sweet satsumas!

Kathy says …

I would bring them to the homelss mission we share the holidays with the week of Christmas. We bring presents to the women and children and usually serve dinner. This would be a great treat to add.

Mary A. Jordan says …

In November, I became very ill with Shingles. I was in constant pain, most of the days I only got out of bed for medical appiontments and hygeine. My friend Ms.Lee Warlick, would come to my home and take care of me. She made sure I ate and took the medicine perscribed. Lee would make ice packs and put them on the affected area; in hope that my pain would be soothed away. She sit with me until I went to sleep. She represent giving in every form. She gave of her time and compassion. I would love to share satsumas with her. Team Member WF of SC

Gabi says …

I would share Satsumas with my mom. We like to sit and peel a few while watching a Clint Eastwood Movie.

Erin says …

If I am forced to share ;-), I would provide my boyfriend a box to keep at his place. That way no matfer where we are spending time, we can share a delicious snack!

Beckie Tetrault says …

I'd love to share them with my friend Tiffiny, and her children! I know they would love them as much as we would!

Kristin O' says …

I would share it with my neighbors! Two are pregnant and need the Vitamin C!

Rex says …

If there were any left after the wife & kids (& their friends) grabbed them, I'd take them with me to work to share.

Donna F. says …

I would love to share satsumas with my mom. I was just reading about how Chef Chloe Coscarelli (vegan chef) loves satsumas, so they are the most recent addition to my list of fruit that sounds great to try. Whenever I learn about something exciting and new, I always love to share it with my mom!

Adele says …

I would share the satsumas with my daughter. She always helps others, putting my needs above hers, so she deserves a special treat for herself!

Kimberly says …

I would like to share them with a friend who doesn't have the opportunity to go home this Christmas. There are satsuma trees at his family estate and it would be so nice to bring a little bit of home to him this holiday season.

Alexandra McCoy says …

I would share them with my husband because I love him!

sarah says …

I would share with my coworkers...working in medicine we encounter so much sickness...increase our vitamin c and boost our immunities. :)

Amy says …

I would very much like to send them to my friend's mother. My friend tragically passed away only a few months ago and I know his mom been having a hard time but she has been very vocal that we, his friends, are all her babies and we all carry a bit of her son in us, and even invites us to call her mom. I would love to remind her that her new "babies" think of her and my friend everyday, especially now.

Britta says …

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

allen stewart says …

Would definitely love to share a box with my niece Kari. I was just in San Fran and said she needs to try them.

Sunie says …

I will share them with my Brother-in-Law who is from England and never had access to such delicious fruits. Since moving here, he has no idea what he's in store for! Love Satsumas!!!

james page says …

I would share them with my crush and her office to help me get a date

Stephany Ward says …

I would love to share these with my co-workers. I teach first grade and unfortunately, tis the season to deal with a lot of sick kiddos! We educators can definitely use all the vitamin C we can get! (:

Paige Mason says …

I'd like to share them with those in my community who are in need. I usually carry extra granola bars in my purse to give to the homeless, and satsumas could really brighten someone's day!

Marthalynn says …

I would share these with my elderly mother and my toddler son. They both need all the immune-boosting vitamin c they can get!

Amy says …

I would share them with my parents and their caregiver who live in Pennsylvania. I'm in Texas and I haven't been able to help as much as I'd like during their recent health struggles ... it would be nice surprise for them.

Susan says …

I would share them with my orange-loving in-laws who are hosting us for 5 days over Christmas.

Megs says …

My husband's favorite fruit is the satsuma. I'd definitely be sharing with him. <3

Vicki says …

I love watching my nieces and nephew chow those little oranges down. When I fill a bowl with them, they empty them out in no time. Wish I could be with them for Christmas to see their sweet faces.

alecia burleson says …

I would love to win these for the holiday season!

Delia Torres says …

There is no one else with whom I would like to share satsumas with but my daughter, son-in-law and five grandchildren. It is because I have a fragrant memory of eating an orange that was given to me and the other children in my family as a gift that included other fruits and nuts. The fragrance of orange is unforgettable that reminds me of a very thankful time. It would be great to pass on that memory to them. Sharing is about caring and what a way to show with satsumas!

Nancy Crosson says …

We love Satsumas they are wonderfully refreshing. I would share them with our 103 year old Grandma Lillian and family for a healthy holiday treat.

Katie says …

I would share them with my sister up north who has never really tasted good southern fruit!

Katie Cannizzaro says …

We would share them with all of the neighborhood kids! We could tie a little bow on each one and my kids could hand them out to their friends. The kids love doing this type of thing and it teaches good eating habits!

Jana N. says …

I would love to give them to my best bud. I left one coast and moved to another and for the past year and a half I have been living with her. Part of the time I didn't have a job and she made sure I had food and kept me in good spirits. When I spent time in the hospital she would always visit and stay with me even though she goes to school full time and has a job. She loves satsumas and I'd love to give her a box of them.

Cindy says …

I would share these Whole foods Satsumas with the hardworking people at my local FedEx office and my mailman Richard. They all work so hard year round and I can't think of a better way to say thank you than with such a healthy and yummy gift!

Melani Rudkin says …

I would love to share them with the woman and friend that took me in when I was evicted. Her name is Jody she' 68 and she's loved by her family and by me. Sharing these apples would be a real treat for her. She's on a fixed income and doesn't eat as healthy as she needs to. Jody deserves these apples.

Lindsey says …

My momma! We love to share fresh produce!!

Ashley Lindsay says …

Oranges add a wonderful zesty pinch to any holiday meal... with ginger, cloves, etc you can add a lil zing to a meal! I would share my box with my wonderful parents as I am always trying to puh some healthy eating their way! Mahalo!!

Patricia Clark says …

I would love to be able to give satsumas to my elderly parents. They love satsumas and live where citrus is only found at a store unlike me who lives in Florida. It's the small things like eating a delicious satsuma that matter to them now.

Cary Barnett says …

I would share with my 5 year old niece who I know would enjoy as much as myself.

Beth says …

I would love to take a box to a shelter - everyone needs something special and sweet this time of year!

Sandra guardiola says …

I would definitely give he ism ranges to families in need. We have names of families at our church in downtown Austin. But maybe I will keep one or two oranges for myself!

Amy says …

Id like to share stsumas with my friend Jenny. She could use some extra holiday cheer and be reminded that someone is thinking of her and loves her.

Dan Mayer says …

Satsumas are one of my favorite things. I will be sharing them with my brother who has moved to the middle of no where Wyoming and can't get these out there.

Lisa Brown says …

I would like to share these with the homeless men/women who are hiding and living in the alley behind my home and struggling to get by as the temperature drops to freezing. They have so little to get by on, they are unable to find work because of self medicating that also keeps them out of homeless shelters. My god, I saw a woman yesterday barefoot and with no coat and its been getting down to 33 degrees at night ... I think I'd be drinking antifreeze. Who, in this time of financial crisis, couldn't stand to have the gift of sunshine that is a beautiful Satsumas? Good for the body and soul and can brighten their day by remembering past holiday seasons that were kinder and warmer.

Hilary Pearson says …

I would share them with my sisters who I will get to see over the winter holiday!

Antionette Middleton says …

I would like to share satsumas with my autistic son . He is anemic and he is on a prescription for iron . The satsumas would help him to absorb iron.

Jenn says …

I'd share with my love, the man who introduced me to them (just recently too!), and his two daughters, who eat them by the box full! And if I could, I'd pick them up at my local Whole Foods to save the shipping. If the four of us didn't polish them all off I'd bring some in to share with coworkers who keep things humming day-to-day at our office. It would be a delightful, tasty holiday treat for a bunch of giving people. :)

Josef Dochterman says …

I would give some to my fiancee's mom who needs to be cheered up!

Teresa Castillo says …

I love satsumas and so does my daughter, Jessica! I would share with her and my grandkids....the perfect treat for little hands :-))

Laura-Marie says …

I would love some to share with my parents.

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