Thursday Nov 20 2008 comments Mandarin Hill Orchards By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAccording to Tom Aguilar this year has produced a very good supply of mandarins compared to previous years. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalMandarins still produce on the trees, even after going through a third picking. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalMandarin Hill Orchard prepares 6 tons of the citrus daily. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalTom Aguilar spends most of the days helping customers pack mandarins. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalOwner of Mandarin Hill Orchards in Penryn, Tom Aguilar, inspects his crop Thursday afternoon. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalOwner of Mandarin Hill Orchards in Penryn, Tom Aguilar, takes a walk through the 20 acre orchard checking his mandarins. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalInside the packing room, mandarins are sorted and boxed ready to be sold. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalTom Aguilar gets involved by packing mandarins. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalJim Karpowicz spends most of the day at quality control throwing out any mandarins which may have cuts or punctures in the skin. Ben Furtado/Auburn JournalAfter mandarins are brought in from the orchard they go through a sizing machine to assure consistency.