The Sensational Inspirational Satsuma

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This week Ronnie Gutierrez stopped by to drop off a fresh harvest of Satsumas from his 6 acre grove in Porterville. Ronnie is in year three of converting this farm from conventional to organic. His hard work is producing super sweet, fabulously flavorful and marvelously mind-blowing satsumas. It is as if the fruit itself has taken on some of Ronnie's jubilant nature for us all to enjoy. Caution: Creativity will flow with just one bite!
Dan the fruit buyer and Ronnie Gutierrez
Ode to the Satsuma!
The Satsuma makes me zooma.
Happy when I peel it I might just hum a toona or clap my hands and make a booma.
When I get that sweet crisp shot of tart and tangy Satsuma, so juicy and sweet and quick to please between my cheek and guma, I feel I could run just like a puma.
In a daze of citrus joy I reverse its high degree and refer to it as magna laude cuma.
It won't make you fuma', you can never lose your sense of huma', now go out and spread the tasty word of the Satsuma ruma'.
Like I said, sweet and tangy it makes you zooma!
Enjoy this week's super sweet and flavorful offering of the Satsuma. The Satsuma's are seedless and super easy to peel. Just stick your thumb in the bottom of the fruit and gently break the skin (there is a natural small divot at the bottom.) Then peel and pop the juicy segments into your mouth.
Check out the section on our site that explains what each fruit is: In The Mix.
Dan the fruit buyer, Satsuma farmer Ronnie Gutierrez, and FruitGuys founder Chris Mittelstaedt
Enjoy and be fruitful!


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