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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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Karen Howard says …

I would share my satsumas with my three year old granddaughter. I love seing her face light up with every new experience. She is just as sweet as the satsumas. Then I would let her share them with her classmates because anything that sweet should be shared.

Penny M says …

I would share with my elderly neighbor. She lives alone and has very few visitors. She deserves some juiciness in her life.

Ray M says …

I would share with the family.

Melissa P says …

I would share with my mom.

Julie H says …

I would share with my mama

Carolyne Ray says …

I would share with my neighbors.

Tony H says …

My coworkers would get some.

Preston Edwards says …

I would share with family and friends

Mike Spector says …

I would share with my girlfriend

Mary Kasner says …

I'd be sharing with my family.

Chantelle L says …

I would share with my neighbor

Angie Brun says …

I's share with my friends

Noni Pavlik says …

My husband and I chair a drug and alcohol recovery group and I would share with them.Thanks for the opportunity!! Merry Christmas!!

Lori says …

I would share with my boyfriend who is an EMT at a small Fire Dept. and he and the rest of the crew can snack on satsumas instead of candy! They save lives everyday...so he needs yummy and healthy food!

Kristina Nungaray says …

When I was a kid, our family did not have a lot of money, but one of my favorite memories is picking oranges and various other fruits with my grandmother. It was an inexpensive hobby and a healthy treat. My grandmother is 87 years old, and not in the greatest health, but I know it would put a smile on her face to receive a box of satsumas!

Kathy says …

I would share them with my sister in-law. They are wonderful.

Patty says …

Are these tangerines?

Jorge says …

I'd love to share a box with my mom because she can peel and eat an orange before you even smell it just so she doesn't have to share. I still love her tho J.

Pearl pal er says …

I would share them with my whole family!! So good!!

Sherri S. says …

I love Satsumas! I would share them with my mom because she does so much for me, plus her mom (my grandma) lives with my parents. It would be a nice bonus for them (and me). :)

Debra P says …

I would love to share these with my Mom. She is mainly eating only healthy foods now and this would be so delicious for her. She's been a wonderful friend and mom and I would love to give back. These look incredible!

Talaga says …

I would share them with a bunch of hungry monkeys...my family!

Maggie says …

I would share satsumas with my loving boyfriend who is currently in his third year of medical school and could also use a quick, healthy, and tasty burst of energy throughout his rotations

Beth Mickens says …

I would send the second box to a family that we are associated with through our daughter's who were friends in daycare. Every time I see a small orange I think of their 2 year-old little girl who ate over three baby oranges in one sitting. She loved them so much and was so happy!! They are an awesome family who deserve so much. They are very caring and giving and I'd love to have the opportunity to give back to them!

James Chodes says …

I'd give a box to my Mom. We used to have Orange Trees at the House I grew up in and it seemed like me and her were the only 2 who loved eating them back then.

Amy says …

I'd share with my daughter's first grade class. I'm certain many of those kids never see fresh fruits, especially something as special and tasty as these!

Guy says …

I used to be severly overweight, but I started exercising and a vegetarian diet. I would share these with my "workout buddy" who has lost 50lbs because we now eat healthy snacks instead of junk/fast food.

Kerry Larson says …

Oops so sorry meant he was deployed Xmas 2010!!!! LOL See how excited I am..........................................

Wendy says …

Satsumas,are as sweet as my daughter who at this time of year makes me literally go to our great little Whole Foods in Sebastopol to replenish her stock of Satsumas.She reminds me of this little sweet fruit.She is as sweet as they are and is full of sunshine(the color they are)even on a cloudy day.I believe if she could have Whole Foods deliever her little favorite fruit daily she would be beside herself.The small stuff in life makes her happy,like her favorite fruit.When a friend comes to visit her she always shares them and it is trully a delight to see how happy these teenage kids get eating the fruit that also reminds them of her a ball of sunshine.So when down in the dumps HER MOTTO IS GO Whole Foods and get Satsumias and alot. This cures all symtoms of sadness or blues around the holiday season...............My ray of sunshine a Satsuma in Sebastopol.

amy says …

i would share them with my students; they need some extra vitamin c to keep them healthy for finals!

Liz says …

Satsumas would be the best gift ever for my friend Donnie. They are his favorite fruit. Unfortunately he can't shake his smoking habit, so he needs all the vitamin C and liquid sunshine he can get, to help with his immune system.

Laura says …

My co-workers would appreciate it if I shared with them. Every day when I peel my clementines, they sniff and comment on how wonderful the office smells.

Adrianna says …

It would be great to be able to share these Satsuma oranges with those I love. Everyone loves the bright colors of fresh fruit, especially during the cold days of winter. Being able to spread some citrus love to those I love would be fantastic!

Kaitlin says …

I would share the satsumas with my little friend Lily who I watch everyday, we love eating fruit together :)

Martha says …

I would love to share my satsumas with my mother(in-law). She is an amazing woman and deserves to have good wishes sent her way. Her resilience and courage is so inspiring. She battled breast cancer and WON! The way she encouraged her family thru such a trying time for herself is just one reason why she is loved so much! Her love for life and her family is beyond words. No matter what she reminds us all that her faith keeps her strong. I love and respect more than she could ever know. Although I married into her family, I know God brought us together for her to be a mother to me.

Bill Bale says …

In the spirit of giving I would take them to my church, who in turn would deliver them to the local battered womens shelter. They certainly could use a Christmas Blessing.

Kristin mccarthy says …

I would share them with my guests for Christmas eve. We always get oranges for Christmas.

Keonna says …

I would share them with my grandmother. She loves fruit but can never buy what she wants because she's having financial issues. Plus she's in love with the simple things. This as a gift would make her day.

Lisa says …

I've never heard of these oranges but I'd share them with my mom to brighten her day.

John B says …

While I would be tempted to keep them all for myself. I would share them with co-workers to spread some holiday cheer.

brian says …

I would share them with my 6 year old nephew. He only likes a small amount of foods and orange juice is one of them. I'm hoping these satsumas will expand his tastes!

Lupe Tucker says …

I would share the Satsuma oranges with a wonderful family that we are friends with. They live in Lobelville, TN where there isn't access to lot of good fruit. They have a really big family (11 children) so buying a lot of good quality fruit can also be expensive for them. A few months ago, their 16 year old daughter contracted Guillain Barre syndrome and is paralyzed from the neck down, but she is in therapy and after 5 months has regained movement in one of her arms. I know that a box of Satsuma oranges would really brighten up their December!

Isabella Adams says …

I would like to share with my son that lives away from home and has asthma, I know they are good for the cold and flu season, they are sweet and easy to remove skin. You could eat and carry them anywhere, even a few in your purse.

Teri Schultz says …

I would share them with my sweet little baby niece... who at 28 months old is already a budding foodie! She is well aquainted with the cheese counter at Whole Foods.

Mary M says …

I would love to share some satsumas with my daughter who is also my best friend. She has held my hand through two cancers and the ups and downs in the life of a cancer survivor. Her promotion and support of my choices for a healthier lifestyle including whole, natural foods has literally been a life saver.

Brooke says …

I would share with my four roomies because they are all battling colds right now. Dietitian approved!

mary g says …

with some of my contra dancing friends.

Karen says …

I would share them with my son in college who is finishing the last tests of the semester and getting ready for exams. Fresh fruit is always a treat in college (plus he will get vitamin C to fend of colds) and these will go in the bookbag for a sweet snack at the library!

Josephine F says …

My mom--because she always brought oranges home when I was little!

B.R.Kuhlman says …

I would give one to my mother. She's going through some hard times right now as she has been unemployed for exactly a year as of December 1st. If anyone needs good wishes and some Christmas cheer, it's her.

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