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Oh my darlin’ mandarins

The small bright-orange citrus fruits with thin peel that we know as mandarins are thought to have originated in China and have been grown for centuries in places like India, China and Japan. But Australia’s love affair with this sweet, tangy fruit began in the early part of the 1800s when mandarins first landed on our shores.

And an enduring love affair it is. Mandarins or ‘mandies’, as they

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