It is not the Mandarin Orange.
Remember that one of the clues was that the fruit is not eaten unless candied. Another clue also said it was not an orange. Any of those points would have excluded the Mandarin Orange.
I'm looking at a decently popular citrus fruit in the East, often used during...
The thing with deduction exercises, is to create your own clues and only guess the exact answer when you're at least 80% sure. Do not guess if you are unsure.
The idea is to ask as many questions as possible to pinpoint this location. First you might ask:
About its physical property -- Is it...
Okay got a question.....we know about Paul Revere, he was captured and someone had to finish the ride for him. Plus other men helped him. It really makes me angry Sybil Ludington gets no mention or credit. She rode further that Revere. Why?