REASONS TO EAT IT
- Limes are very rich in vitamin C
- Limes are highly recommended for preventing cancer and scurvy
- Limes are helpful for managing all the normal symptoms of flu.
There are many varieties of lime, but the main ones are Key lime and Tahiti lime.
We bring our limes to market in 4.5-kilo boxes.
We sell our limes under the brand: Encore.
|values per 100 gr|
|Vitamin C||29,1 mgr.|
Limes have a very high vitamin C content. They are highly recommended for preventing cancer and scurvy. They are also very effective for coughs, sore throat and all the normal symptoms of flu.
Limes contain no fat or cholesterol; they are low-calorie and have a high fibre content.
ORIGIN AND CHARACTERISTICS
Limes originated in the Malay archipelago.
The lime is a tropical fruit with an unmistakable scent. Its skin ranges from green to yellow. Its highly aromatic flesh has an exquisite flavour, ranging from sweet to extremely acidic, depending on the variety.
STORAGE AND CONSUMPTION RECOMMENDATIONS
Limes are very aromatic. Their skin, flesh and juice can be used to enliven and flavour any sweet or dessert.
Limes are an ideal ingredient for cooling drinks, and are practically essential for cocktails.
Limes should be stored in a cool place or refrigerated until used.
Ideal temperature: 9-10ºC.HIDE FACTSHEET