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Lemon

Origin(s)Egypt, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Various
VarietyEureka, Primafiori, Various, Verna
CultivationCultivated
Possible certificationHalal, Kosher, Organic
Organic avilabilityYes
IQF AvailabilityDice, Granule, Quartrer, Slice
IQF Packaging10kg carton, 25kg bag, 4x2,5kg carton, 5x1 kg carton
Puree availabilityAseptic, Frozen
Packaging aseptic200kg Drum, 20kg Bag-in-Box
Packaging frozen10kg Plastic pail, 180kg Drum, 18kg Wax carton
Sieve size for puree0,3 mm - 0,8 mm, 1,0 mm - 5,0 mm
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General description

Lemon

The lemon (Citrus limon) is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeast India.

The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. The pulp and rind are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, with a pH of around 2.2, giving it a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade and lemon meringue pie.

Lemon juice, rind, and peel are used in a wide variety of foods and drinks. The whole lemon is used to make marmalade, lemon curd and lemon liqueur. Lemon slices and lemon rind are used as a garnish for food and drinks. Lemon zest, the grated outer rind of the fruit, is used to add flavor to baked goods, puddings, rice, and other dishes.

In 2018, world production of lemons (combined with limes for reporting) was 19.4 million tonnes. The top producers – India, Mexico, China, Argentina, Brazil, and Turkey – collectively accounted for 65% of global production.

Source: Wikipedia


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