How Long Will My Mandarin Oranges Stay Fresh?
S and J Mandarins are fresh citrus fruit picked at the peak of ripeness.
They will typically last up to 1-2 weeks when kept in a cool dry place in a single layer. If you haven’t eaten all of your mandarins within 1-2 weeks (which is nearly impossible because they are so yummy), place them in the refrigerator to extend their shelf life by a few more days.
Remember: It’s best to not store them in the cardboard shipping box, in the sun, or under the Christmas tree — it gets too hot! Also, avoid getting them wet or storing them in moist areas. The moisture can split the fruit.
If you are going to freeze your mandarin oranges for smoothies or to use out of season: