There are different types
of tangerines but the most well-known
are the Clementine and the
The clergyman Pierre Clement
crossed a mandarin and an
orange and the result of this
lucky crossing was a seedless mandarin
with a looser skin, making
it easier to peel: the Clementine.
The satsuma is a crossing
Some of the best tangerines
can easily be selected in the store because they
have a strong and sweet smell.
If you find such tangerines buy them,
you will not be disappointed.
Tangerines are great fruits
to meet your "five pieces of fruit a
day". They're handy 'pocket
Tip: squeeze three oranges
in the morning, have two tangerines
and a banana during the rest of the day
you've had your five pieces of
fresh fruits a day! Not that
hard, is it?
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