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Friday, February 22, 2013

{Have you tried this NEW Large SUMO Mandarin?}


  • On our usual health food shopping trip to Whole Foods Market Ponce de Leon in Atlanta last week we found these Large SUMO Mandarins. So they had to come home with us. 
  • Have you already tried those Easy to peel and Sweet, Juicy SUMO Mandarins? 
  • You ought to; this is something yummy from Japan. You can read about this super fruit here: SUMO Citrus. Just click on it. 
  • Their claim: Enormously good to eat is TRUE! 
  • It looks wrinkly and has a funny crown, it is also Large!

  • Two of them came home with us...

  • Coming from Japan and now being cultivated in California...

  • Peeling them was VERY easy... No seeds and VERY SWEET AND JUICY!

SUMO CITRUS - sumo story
  • Their claim is TRUE: enormously good to eat!
  • Have you tried one?



19 comments:

  1. Dearest Mariette、
    OMG, I wish I could TRY with you p;) Yey, wonderful that grower from Kumamoto developed this kind. I wonder if this one has the same taste with "dekopon" which we have here. And a bit pricey one. I tried to paste the image page of "dekopon". But it seems the https didn't work(^^;) If you have time to google with the word, you will the similarity... haha.

    During the winter, we enjoy citrus in kotatu (foot-warmer ?) haha very relaxing♡♡♡

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*


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  2. Yes, Mariette, I have, and they are delicious but really expensive. I actually did a post about it as part of the Chinese New Year. xo

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  3. Hi Mariette, Yes, they are so good and look a bit like an orange with a crown. LOL So yummy!! I bet you enjoyed them. Have a nice evening.
    Hugs, Celestina Marie

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  4. Dearest Mariette,
    what a funny shape of a Mandarin! I am sure, they are delicious! But I guess, here in Germany you can't find them.......I have not seen them yet.
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend,
    love and hugs
    Claudia

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  5. Liebe Mariette,

    WUNDERBAR!

    Sonnige Grüße

    Elisabeth

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  6. São lindos e bons! beijos,ótimo fim de semana,chica

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  7. Dearest Mariette,
    Japanese satuma with the big orange Kumamoto prefecture in Japan.
    I think from you more lots of new things at other country.
    We having too hot day.
    Hugs and love to you always!
    Michiko

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  8. I haven't tried one, but they look delicious. I can almost taste them now! <3

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  9. Dearest Mariette,

    That does look good enough to eat! I'm going to look for them when I market again!

    Enjoy your week end.......*s*

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  10. Oh I love all kinds of Citrus fruits. I shall look for them here in New York. thanks for sharing.

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  11. Dank je wel voor de tip Mariette! Een fijn weekend,

    Madelief x

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  12. I have never seen or heard of them...they do look good...to eat

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  13. Nee ik ken hem nog niet. Ziet er wel grappig uit zeg. Ik eet manderijntjes uit corsica, die zijn zo heerlijk zoet, klein, en niet zulke taaie velletjes als vele andere mandarijnen. Ook hebben we hier een kruising van een sinaasappel en mandarijn, ook zoet en ook lekker.Nou eet smakelijk,

    Groetjes Janny

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  14. Liebe Mariette,
    diese Mandarinen sehen ja witzig aus!
    Ich glaube, bei uns in Österreich gibt es die nicht, jedenfalsl habe ich sie noch nicht gesehen, aber ich werde mal die Augen nach ihnen offen halten!
    Ich wünsch dir ein schönes Wochenende! Alles Liebe, Traude

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  15. Mmm ... my mouth was watering reading this sweet post! They look very similar to tangelos (which I adore!). I will have to be on the lookout for these interesting citrus fruits. I would love to try one. Thanks for sharing!

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  16. I have never seen these but the look really cute and I do love mandarins

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  17. Dear Mariette,here in Greece,we have a lot of lemons,oranges and mandarins.The mandarins are'nt so big,but they are very tasty and smells perfectly!
    Wishing you a lovely weekend!
    Dimi..

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  18. ✿✿彡
    Parece com a mexerica brasileira!...
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos do Brasil
    ¸.•°✿✿彡

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