Cuties Clementines & Mandarins Now Available From Coast to Coast – Frugal Novice

Cuties Clementines & Mandarins Now Available From Coast to Coast


We’re huge fans of Clementines in our house. They’re easy to eat and to transport – I’ve kept a basket of them up at work before to snack on. I had no clue they weren’t available nationwide, until getting apress release today that announced this: Beginning this month, CutiesCalifornia Clementines and Mandarins are available coast-to-coast for the first time ever.

“We know how much parents love sharing Cuties Clementines with their kids on the West Coast and we are excited to now offer this popular fruit to families across the country,” said Marc Seguin, senior marketing director for Paramount Farms North America.

In conjunction with the national launch, Cutieshas also introduced a new, interactive website created especially for kids and proud parents to celebrate the cute things kids do. The site will showcase parent-uploaded videos and pictures, featuring kids doing what they do best: having fun, acting silly and of course, being oh-so adorably cute. Bragging rights aren’t the only prizes parents can win by uploading images of their kids: Cuties is giving away a college scholarship worth $150,000 to the star of the cutest kid video.

Cutiesis teaming up with, a not-for-profit organization that lets contributors across the country fund classroom projects posted by public school teachers on the website. For every video uploaded, users will receive a $10 gift card to use towards any classroom project of their choice. Weekly winners will receive a $500 gift card and the winner of the grand prize will receive a $5,000 card. Cuties is committed to kids and educationand will continue the charity gift card giveaway up to $100,000 in addition to the individual college scholarship prize.

“The site is another way for us to reward parents for something they already love to do – show off their kids,” said Seguin. “What better way to do that than winning a free college education for your little cutie.”

In addition to school contributions, Cuties® will award daily and weekly prizes for the first 18 weeks, leading up to one grand prize winner. Participants will be able to share their videos using their social network platforms, and the winners will be determined by the number of online votes.

  •  Daily Prizing: Forty-one video contestants per day will each have a chance to win a Cuties T-shirt, beanie, lunch box, tumbler or plush toy.
  • Weekly Prizing: One video contestant per week will win a $500 gift card to use to fund a project of their choice in addition to an active game console.
  •  Grand Prize: One grand prize winner will be awarded a college scholarship worth $150,000, a $5,000 gift card to use to fund a project of their choice and a season’s supply of Cuties.

To submit a video of your child, or to watch some seriously cute videos, log on to

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  • April G December 8, 2011 at 12:42 am

    Very cool! What a fun idea. My family loves Cuties too. My son likes to request them especially when we’re at Grandma and Grandpa’s, because they always seem to have a bowl of Cuties on their counter.

  • Cathy W December 10, 2011 at 2:53 am

    Thanks for sharing. We love Cuties too :)

  • Wendy T December 11, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    I just saw this over the weekend for the first time but didn’t really pay much attention. Next time, I”m going to check it out. I’m in Michigan, so it’s a new thing.

  • Shelly Peterson December 12, 2011 at 5:54 am

    My family loves these Lil Cuties! Right now I’m having a hard time finding them here though :( Thats a nice lil contest thee having, it’s great thee helping out with classroom projects. Thanks for sharing!

  • Amy B December 13, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    I love Cuties and love! I use the latter for my classroom (and the former for my lunch) and have gotten some incredible wishes granted!

  • Stacy M. December 22, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    I love cuties. I get a couple boxes every year.