Mikan: Japan's Favorite Citrus Fruit

The district of Maana in Ehime Prefecture is a leading center for mikan cultivation. Mikan is the Japanese name for the fruit Citrus unshiu, a type of mandarin, which is popular among Japanese people for its health benefits and sweet, fruity taste. The Maana mikan are known for a delicate balance between sweetness and tanginess. In Maana, around 180 farming families grow mikan. All of the farmers produce the same high-quality mikan which is known under the Maana Brand.