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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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Barbara Fouquet says …

Would send to my son or daughter

Cricket says …

I would like to share this with my niece. I lost my mother under tragic circumstances this past summer and if it were not for my niece I would have probably lost my mind and heart to go on living. She provided me with the comfort and grieving ear that I needed so much during this time of hardship. I have no more parents, or real family except my niece now and I thank God that she loves me no matter what may come. She deserves the best of everything in life and I'll do whatever I can to make it happen for her.

DOREEN UNGER says …

My friends at work love fruit, since we are all on diets, that would be a perfect treat.

Vivian Willard says …

My Dad's health is not good yet he is still able to live alone. I would enjoy sharing satsumas with him, knowing he would be able to enjoy them long after my holiday visit.

Virginia Lee says …

I would share Satsumas with my son Mike. He is grown and living across the country from me and there is no-one to put them in his Christmas stocking.

Josephine says …

I would share with my kids because they love peeling them and taking them apart one by one.

maryann says …

Rather than eat every yummy one myself, I will be generous and share some with my husband!

Jeffrey says …

I would share them with family and treat guests at my Christmas party.

heather fox says …

i would share with my granddaughter

Maria says …

I would send them to my wonderful daughter. She is the most thoughtful person you would ever know. My daughter live in Texas and does not get a chance to have such delicious fruit. We live 1500 miles apart and I miss her everday. She is a people person and would do anything to help someone in need. I know she would love to have these and I'm sure she would want to share them with everyone she knows.

Rosanna says …

I would share them with my family and friends. my kids love them!!

Sandi Carmack says …

I would share with my daughter! She would give them to the homeless shelter in her town. She is a very conscientious young woman! She believes in caring for this planet and all the being that live here, people and animals. I'm so proud of her!!!

Lucy says …

I would share with our cadet. She is a very focused,dedicated young person who is very aware of eating in a healthy way. As hard as the cadets work, I would like to share some friendship and a healthy and happy treat with her.

April says …

I'd share with five very special coworkers and my parents b/c of all the giving & sharing these people have shown me.

DiPietro Family says …

We would shared with 1st Lieutenant Jennifer Dymicki and the men in her unit. They are stationed in Afganistan this Christmas and I think this would be a nice way to share some of the smells and tastes of home with them.

Elif says …

They are such friendly fruits! Recently I found the best new place to share a little tart sweet happy citrus baby; after a law school final with my fellow students - stressed, regretful, tired, stressed (yes, twice), and then sharing around the segments of a little teeny fruit, so that everyone in the group has a communal piece of delish happiness rather than fretfulness to share with each other - makes for a totally different gathering, magically transformed. Good save; thanks tiny citrus.

Sharon Lovoy says …

My dad! He has diabetes and fruit is his last sweet treat!

Mary Ann Morris says …

My daughter and her husband have a new baby who does not like her crib. She sleeps only in someone's arms. At night, one parent sleeps while the other holds their little bundle of cuteness. Then they switch. Since they are suffering from sleep deprivation, they are more susceptible to getting sick, so I would share my Satsumas with my daughter and son-in-law. Not only are those scrumptious little fruits sweet and juicy; they have lots of Vitamin C for fighting illness. The best way to keep the baby from getting sick is to keep her parents healthy.

Teresa H says …

Love, love, love Satsumas!!! I would definitely share them with my mom. Every year, it's a search for satsumas around this time of the year. She loves them as much as I do!

Joyce Marks says …

I'd share these on Christmas Eve with my grandkids and their parents. I love doing something new for them, that is not candy, but just as tasty.....Fresh mint, Satsumas, and a few Kiwis.Yum

Amanda O says …

I would share my satsumas with my son who is just discovering citrus, and my parents, who are hosting us for the holidays! Thank you mom and dad!

Abigail says …

I have already started to share. When we had the 1 day sale, I bough a few boxes and passed them on to our local food bank. I kept a few for a trip I was taking and gave the rest to family & friends. I think everyone enjoyed them!

Kimberly Ciesla says …

I would love to gift some satsumas to my Mother-in-law Rose. She has lived a very health conscious lifestyle affording her to live a long life up the ripe old age of 97. Amazingly to me and our friends and family she is still very sharp and keen and able to live on her own in her own home with some assistance via my hubby and me. I shop weekly for her and she always has the most healthiest food items requests on her shopping list. I am always amazed at how healthy her appetite still is and how much she loves her fresh fruits and veggies. Must be the key to living a long and fruitful life?! :) <3 @ciesla504

Liza Berdnik says …

I would share them with my fellow sleep technologists. Satsumas are a great energizing and hydrating snack without the caffeine.

Barbara says …

I would share with my friend Sally, because she missed the sale!

bluegnu63 says …

I would love to share the delicious happiness of satsumas with the staff at a local referral agency, who has caringly helped those in need, even myself at one time.

glenna says …

If I were to win Satsumas, I would share them with my family members and neighbors.

Sally Smith says …

My husband and two daughters love to start their day with these tasty delights - and I love knowing they are keeping healthy too! I would share with my neighbor who is unable to get out and get her own supply because of health problems.

Susan says …

I would share the satsumas with my landlord, Chuck! Have never had these, but we're both citrus lovers. They'd be much appreciated!

sandy grossman says …

my sister -in-law really needs some sunshine in her life...her fibromyalgia now sees her with two fractured feet....but she never complains, continues to work 12 hour days helping others...she is amazing!!! and i know that she would then share her sunshine with others who 'need it more'!!!!

Susan Navidad says …

I would share the satsumas with my husband, in order to remind ourselves to slow down and enjoy our time with each other.

stephanie downie says …

I would TRY to share these with my picky eater little girl, who thinks she doesn't like citrus!

caroline says …

I love satsumas and would share them with my Mum. Every time satsuma season comes around she always relays the time when I was little and told her why I thought satsumas were called 'satsumas'- because they were originally going to be called 'umas', but because they were discovered on a saturday, they decided to call them satsumas. I think she quite impressed that someone my age thought of that. It would be great to be able to bring some 'umas' home at Chrsitmas and she can tell everyone the story all over again...

Madonna says …

I would share my satsumas with my co workers. They make everyday a joy to go into work.

Michelle R. says …

I'd share the entire box with my 5 year old son Skylar. He loves to peel them himself. I'd gladly shared them with my 6 year old son River, but he refuses to eat fruit. Sigh.

Laura says …

I would love to share my satsumas with my little "big" sister. Since she is petit in heigh, she always says the "Good things come in small packages!" And a little sweetness in our lives would be not only very welcomed but also nutritious !!

Min says …

I'd share them with my friend who's as much of a citrus fan as I am -- we often devour boxes of satsumas in one sitting!

TIna says …

This would be the BEST holiday gift EVER!!! I would love to share the satsumas with my 4 other housemattes! We would have a Satsuma Party!

Jeanne says …

I'd brighten the holiday season for residents at a downtown homeless shelter with my satsumas.

Donna says …

I would share satsumas with all of the wonderful teachers and people at my school. They work to make a difference every day in the lives of kids and are always delighted when someone thinks of them with a gift of YUMmmmmmmm! I can imagine the smiles on their faces...

Jane Yung says …

Satsumas are my comfort food. I grew up in Sacramento and always looked forward to plucking satsumas off our backyard tree. Nowadays, I look forward to their arrival in the grocery stores around Thanksgiving. (I just bought a box from Whole Foods last weekend for a friend!) I would love to share a big box of satsumas with my 31 colleagues at McKinley Elementary School in San Francisco.

Therese says …

I would share my satsumas with my friends in my vegetarian group. We would very much appreciate such a great citrus treat that nature provides.

Barbara says …

I would share my satsumas with my daughter-in -law, Angela. We both love citrus and any other fruit--yum! On November 4th she gave birth to my sweet as a satsuma granddaughter, Anna Barbara and she has made me a very and grateful Grandma.

Grace says …

I would share with the Mum's group I hold here at the house. All the babies love them!

Mandi says …

I would share my Satsumas with a family of 7 who has worked very hard this year.

Amy says …

I'd send them to my 89-year-old father, who loves fresh fruit and who has had a rough year.

susan price says …

I would share my Satsumas with my grandsons.Being 58 this year I have learned to eat a healthier balanced diet and try to use different nutritious foods in my recipies that would also benefit my teen age grandsons and their somewhat busy life styles.What better fruit to use than "Satsumas"?

Erin Black says …

I would share my satsumas with my best friend Rachel Cook. As children we would always eat satsumas at lunch, even though we were outcasts because of this. Years have past but every lunch time we still have a satsuma each, from your wonderful store. Winning satsumas would be a nostalgic reminder of how our friendship has grown and blosssomed, and how we have matured into women with the help of some vitamin d.

Cassandra B. says …

I'd share them with my elderly neighbor. I've been working through a rather long illness and even though she barely knows me, she's taken time to assist in little ways - picking up mail, stopping by to say 'hello'. It really makes me feel good to have such an angel in my life. With the mounting medical bills, there's not much I can do for her to show my deep appreciation, but I'm sure some delicious satsumas would really brighten her day - almost as much as she brightens mine! Thank you!

C A Killmaier says …

I wuld share them with my two favrite senirs, my mother and my neighbor.

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