Tangerines are smaller and less rounded than common oranges. The taste is considered less sour, as well as sweeter and stronger, than that of an orange. A ripe tangerine is firm to slightly soft and pebbly-skinned with no deep grooves, as well as orange in color. The peel is thin, with little bitter white mesocarp. Tangerines are a nutrient-rich citrus fruit that may provide numerous benefits to your health. They're packed with antioxidants, which may support immunity, provide cancer-fighting properties, and improve brain, skin, and heart health. Tangerines are also sweet and refreshing and can be enjoyed in numerous dishes.