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Mandarins’ health benefits creating boom in fruit sales

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

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

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

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

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 ...