Satsuma Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Satsuma.


There are 35 calories in Satsuma.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


fruit (74 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 1
Calories 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams

Sodium 0.7 milligrams

Potassium 131 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 8.9 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.3 grams

Sugars 6.8 grams
Protein 0.6 grams

Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Produce > Citrus > Oranges (Fresh)

How long would it take to burn off 35 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 9 minutes
Running (6mph) 3 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 5 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is the difference between an orange and a satsuma?

The mandarins you see in grocery stores called Cuties and Sweeties are Clementines. They are easier to peel than tangerines, but not as easy to peel as Satsumas. Satsuma Mandarins are a specific type of mandarin orange, originating in Japan more than 700 years ago. They are a lighter orange, sweet, juicy, and seedless.

What does a satsuma taste like?

Satsumas are a variety of mandarin oranges, related to tangerines, clementines, and other citrus fruits. They are considered the juiciest of the family and have a balanced sweet-yet-tart flavor that makes them delectable on their own or used in savory dishes and desserts.

Why do British say Satsuma?

It is named after the former Satsuma Province of Japan. In the United Kingdom it is often associated with Christmas.

What is the difference between a tangerine and a satsuma?

Tangerines are a form of mandarin orange and are the hardest of these three to peel but have a richer, sweeter flavour than the others. Satsumas have an easy to peel skin due to a thick but loose albedo (the white layer under the orange skin) so the central segments can be freed readily from the peel.

Are clementines and Satsumas the same thing?

Clementines and Satsumas are similar to tangerines, but are cultivated to be seedless (although you’ll occasionally find seeds in them due to uninvited bees getting in on the breeding process) and are usually sweeter. Clementines are traditionally from North Africa, whereas Satsumas originate from Japan.

Which is better clementines or Satsumas?

Stefan said: “Satsumas are softer in texture, easier to peel as they have a looser skin and have a lighter citrus flavour, whereas clementines are firmer, relatively easy to peel and have a sweeter flavour than satsumas.”

Do Americans have satsumas?

The world’s largest satsuma industry is located in southern Japan where climatic conditions are favorable for the production of early ripening satsuma tangerines of high quality. In the United States, it is grown mostly in the southernmost parishes of Louisiana.

Why do we have satsumas at Christmas?

Nicholas sought out the man’s house and tipped three sacks of gold down the chimney, where the coins happened to land in the girls’ stockings, which were drying beside the fire. The clementines (or oranges) in our modern Christmas stockings are said to be a symbol of the saint’s generosity.

What do they call mandarins in UK?

In UK the term is used more loosely, though it is the lesser known clementines and hybrid varieties that are usually so named. Other Names: There are many other names given to mandarin types, such as Sweetclem, Easy-peeler, Clemgold, Clemcott, and so on.

Are oranges or satsumas better for you?

Bursting with vitamin C, just one satsuma can provide nearly half of your daily recommended intake. Better than drinking orange juice alone, satsumas contain fibre, which fills you up, helps keep the colon healthy, controls blood sugar and also lowers any raised cholesterol.

Are satsumas as healthy as oranges?

Tangerines contain more vitamin A than oranges, though oranges are lower in calories and higher in vitamin C and fiber. They are both good sources of vitamins and minerals, including thiamin, folate and potassium.
They Have a Very Similar Nutrient Content.

Tangerine Orange
Potassium 5% DV 5% DV

Why are satsumas called satsumas?

One of the English names for the fruit, satsuma, is derived from the former Satsuma Province in Japan, from which these fruits were first exported to the West. The Afrikaans name naartjie is also used in South African English.