- german name: Clementine/Klementine
- swiss name: Clementine
- french name: Clémentine
- italian name: Clementina/Mandarancio
General Information: Most of these citrus fruits come to Switzerland from Spain or Italy. They are a member of the mandarin family, or loose-skinned sector in the overall orange family. They are very versatile in cooking, have low calories, and are rich in vitamins and minerals. Clementines are usually seedless and very juicy.
Season: November – March
Purchasing Tips: Avoid those with too loose of a skin, which indicates dryness and over ripeness.
Storage: refrigerate up to 3 weeks, or keep at room temperature for less than one week.
Cooking Tips: Enjoy alone, as an accompaniment to duck dishes, or in salads. They are also excellent when freshly juiced.
Nutritional Info: Vitamin and mineral rich
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