The mandarin orange is a small citrus tree with fruit resembling other oranges. The tree is more drought-tolerant than the fruit, which is tender, and is damaged easily by cold. It can be grown in tropical and subtropical areas. Top producers of the fruit include China, Spain, Brazil, and Japan.
This fruit is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It’s also a good source of Dietary Fiber, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
You can blend mandarin oranges into your Mix It froyo to take advantage of its nutritional benefits.