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Mountain fruit is healthy and delicious
Friday Nov 14 2014
When autumn days in the Placer County foothills are warm and the nights are cold, mandarin growers anxiously await the first blush of color on their fruit. Just before Thanksgiving ...
Mandarins’ health benefits creating boom in fruit sales
Sunday Dec 21 2008
With Placer County’s synephrine-rich mandarins still being picked off foothills trees, the so-called super fruit is being touted as the holiday gift of health. Joanne Neft, an A ...
Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits
Thursday Nov 20 2008
With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...
Mandarin crop is lighter this year but as delicious as ever, farm adviser says
Monday Nov 17 2008
It’s time again for the zipper fruit! Mandarin season is upon us in Placer County. Orchards are opening to excited customers and there’s some information mandarin fans should ...
Study: Local mandarins hold ‘significant amount’ of allergy-relief substance
Sunday Oct 12 2008
A new study is good news for Auburn-area mandarin growers and could turn out to be great news for cold and allergy sufferers. Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture h ...
Our View - Mandarin support now could reap rich future rewards
Saturday May 10 2008
Auburn’s Joanne Neft might very well have the hook to put Placer County’s mandarins on the map, but she can’t do it alone. On a quest to determine the health benefits of nat ...
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