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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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Jan says …

They go in all my family members stockings

Heather says …

I would share them with my mom!

Joan Warner says …

I would share with my children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. It was a treasured holiday tradition when we lived in California and could purchase them locally.

Barbara says …

I would share with my best friend and his family, trying to get him to eat healthier.

Heidi Brown says …

I would love to share these with my brother and sister-in-law who have been an invaluable source of comfort and support this last year!

Linda Friedman says …

Since I have already shared Whole Foods Satsumas with some neighbors and friends which were on sale on Fri. Dec. 2nd, I would share them with my daughter, her husband, and child who live on the other side of the country in Virginia. Also if I won them I would share them with a family who has 8 children. They are friends. When I took them Satsumas which I got on Dec. 2nd, one of their sons, who answered the door, seemed more happy to get the tangerines than the candy I brought too. Linda Friedman

Amanda says …

I would share them with my family, including my daughter and mother. 3 generations of Satsuma lovers!

phyllis cayan says …

I would share the satsumas with my ohana on the island of Lana'i where fresh fruits are at a premium!

Sarah H says …

I would share with a good friend of mine who has generously shared all the wholesome goodies from her garden throughout the summer. I would love to return the gesture!

Benjamin says …

Every holiday, my mom puts an orange in our stockings. It is a wonderful tradition that I always have cherished. I would share the satsumas with her and with my other family members. I am thinking that I could put a satsuma in their stockings too along with the oranges. Who knows, this may create a new holiday tradition. Thanks!

Debra King says …

I would share them in tn cookie boxes I give to neighbors and friends.

Tere Baisel says …

I would share them with my daughter who was the one who introduced me to many new things (including Whole Foods and Jicama). We would share them with the rest of the family that shows up on Christmas Day! Merry Christmas.

Michelle says …

I have already taken some to my coworkers to share some good cheer around the office. I would want the next batch to go to my wonderful neighbors who both lost their jobs and my parents who struggle everyday through retirement.

Linda says …

I remember satsuma "mikan" in Japan. I visited my relatives in Japan one year at New Year's and they had the bright, orange mikans in the middle of the table. We sat around eating oranges and drinking tea. Such a wonderful memory. Because of this, I would share the oranges with my family here in Hawaii.

Sharon Rutherford says …

I would share with my husband, my mother and our son.

Chad Ritchie says …

My pregnant wife craves citrus right now - please, we need these oranges:)

Leah R. says …

I would share them with my family up in Alaska! (I am in CO). We could put them in the pockets of our robes and quote doctor who at each other from thousands of miles away!

Janice says …

I would put them in Christmas stockings because that's something I remember from my childhood, having oranges and or tangerines in my stocking.

ann says …

I would share satsumas with my office-mates because they are awesome!!!!

Jeff says …

I'd share them with my nephew, who'll make sure everyone gets enough vitamin C

Brieana says …

I would love to share these with my dear friend Brook. She is a beautiful, caring, lovely woman. I am constantly reaching to her for advice and a shoulder to cry on. She has a wonderful family that she and her husband, who is also a wonderful man, base their lives around their family. Bruce also brings great knowledge and joy to the world. They have two sons currently living at home. Sean who is a great kid, and Gabe who is the most joyful boy I have ever met. Gabe is truly an angel, he has CP and even though this disease makes each day a struggle, he still remains a happy, funny, loving boy. Brook and Bruce devote their lived to their children both the ones at home and the older ones. They are opening up their home to their extended family to celebrate the season. I would love to give them the box of satsumas, I just purchased two this past friday and my family loves them so much, I want to share them with her and her family.

Carolyn Woods says …

I will share the satsumas with my mother. The satsumas are a cousin to the clementine. My mother loves fruit very much especially clementines. Ironically, my mother's name is is "Clementine." And so it is!

kevin husarik says …

I would share them with my mom. Maybe she'll even peel them for me(ha ha).

Eddie says …

I would share with my husband and daughter. Because they love satsumas. And I would share it with my best friend. She has been like sister to me for many many years.

Cecilia says …

I will share with my friends especially the one who has undergone major back surgery recently.

hathaway perry says …

i would share them with my mom. the satsuma is like her personality in a food... cheery, zesty and vibrant!

Violet Bergere says …

I would share my satsumas with my daughter and her husband, he has a boken wrist and is having a difficult time with the healing. They are so easy to peel dontcha know. When I was a little girl used to get an orange in my Christmas stocking, quite a treat during winter in the midwest. Happy Holidays to all.

Laura Olsen says …

I think that I will love to share the Satsumas with my mother in law because she deserves them and I can't afford to make a gift to her right now. Merry Christmas to all.

Dee S says …

I would share these with my boyfriend. We love these!

Kim Cage says …

I would share with my oldest brother, Terry, who has done so much for me through the years. He has a big family with 3 of his children married now and I am sure they would love and enjoy these at the holidays!

Christy says …

I'd share with my boyfriend because he needs Xmas foods that aren't candy or cookies.

Rob k says …

my wife and extended family and then take the other box to a women's shelter that we donate to throughout the year. they always need food - especially fresh fruit!!

Christin says …

I would share them with my office. Much healthier than the cookie exchange!

Stephanie F says …

My girls!! Sometimes they grab two or three at a time!! Also would probably share them with my favorite fire fighter!!!! :-)

Maria says …

I would share these juicy satsumas with my 89 year young dad who would absolutely LOVE them!

darlabiz says …

I would love to share a box with the nursing home that my dad is living in. I enjoy giving to all those men and women working day in and out serving our seniors.

Margaret Hadam-Hay says …

I would share the delicious Satsumas with the moms at my mom's group. Since we are all stay-at-home moms, we all good use a little free stuff. Plus our kids love fruit.

heather says …

my mother! she loves them!

Katherine says …

I would share them with my niece away at college because she gained 35 lbs her freshman year (last year) and lost it all over the summer by eating whole unprocessed foods with lots of fruits and veggies and has kept it off. I've been wanting to send her a care package with fruits and veggies to share with her friends and this would be a perfect gift! I want to support her on her continued journey to great health!

Becky Fusselman says …

I would share them with my coworkers. We work in a production building without windows and this sweet treat would be a mood lifter.

Julie Koch says …

I would give them to my parents who live in Michigan. The winters are so cold and dark there and the satsumas would give them a little taste of sunshine amid the cold and darkness.

Mary Kay says …

I would share them with my friends and family at our December 31, 2012 gathering--what a great way to end 2011 and prepare to begin a juicy, healthful New Year!

Angela H says …

I have never tried these, but would love to share some with my family when they visit soon.

Ryan Davidson says …

I would share with my girlfriend because shes the sweetest thing in the world!

Aimee@chickenville says …

We love these in our house! We definitely share with our homeschool group because then food becomes a lesson too.

Karen says …

I would share satsumas with my in-laws. They live in rural MN where the produce choices this time of year are getting thin, and they don't get out much any more.

Estelle says …

Will share with my retired librarian colleagues when we meet for breakfast. Who doesn't love a librarian?

Jackie says …

I'd share them with my best friend = my baby sister because she has always been there for me and we have gone to hell in back in life and survived. If that does not at least deserve free food, it don't know what does...

kate says …

I would share them with my boyfriend, who I am helping cultivate a healthier diet.

Heather S says …

I would share them with my coworkers, we always enjoy fruit.

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