Citrus × latifolia
The lemon is round and slightly elongated, belongs to the citrus family and therefore shares many of the characteristics of other citrus species, such as having a thick skin.The pulp is pale yellow, juicy and has an acid flavor divided into segments. The color of the bark is yellow and especially bright when ripe.
The lemon tahiti are matured in the tree, protected individually and transported by air from Colombia to Asia and Europe, protected in boxes specifically designed for conservation.
The average dimensions of each fruit are 6 to 7 cm long and 4 to 6 cm in diameter. Its average weight is 150 g The product is marketed in boxes of 10 to 12 units of approximately 2.5Kg each
The fruit, its packaging and packaging comply with all import regulations of fresh food to Asia and Europe
Origin of lemon tahiti
Until the tenth century, the lemon was not cultivated for consumption but was used as an ornamental plant , for the eleventh century the Arabs introduced the lemon into Spain and by the year 1150 the lemon was widely cultivated throughout the Mediterranean, while in the The rest of Europe was brought by the Crusaders returning from the Middle East and North Africa.
The word lemon appears around the years 1350 – 1400 and comes from the Arabic «laymūn» variant of «līmūn» Persian; The propagation of citrus from their places of origin was mainly due to the large migratory movements.
Nutritional benefits of lemon tahiti
The properties of lemon on health make it an essential food. It is very rich in vitamin C: 100 ml of homemade lemon juice provide 62% of daily needs. This vitamin is essential for the good condition of the blood vessels, and very beneficial for the health of bones, teeth and skin.
The vitamin C of the lemon promotes the formation of collagen that contributes to the good condition of the skin and cartilage, and the good healing of wounds. It also favors the absorption of iron that we can ingest with breakfast. On the other hand, it plays a crucial role in the proper functioning of the immune system, which prevents infections and many other diseases.
Mode of consumption of lemon tahiti
It is difficult to imagine how the gastronomy of a good part of the planet would be, especially in the Mediterranean area, without the presence of this citrus in recipes.
In many recipes the flavor of the lemon is not appreciated in the final result, but it is used with good sense because it enhances the aromas of the food it accompanies and offers an exquisite acid counterpoint.
PREVENTS OTHER FOODS FROM OXIDIZING AND SPOILING
In addition, lemon juice is very practical, because it prevents many fresh fruits and vegetables from being oxidized. For this reason it is ideal to season any dish with cabbages, green leafy vegetables, avocados, artichokes or mushrooms.
Uses hot air to evaporate the water from the fruit, getting the lowest humidity at the best cost.
Our fruits ripen on the tree, are exported by air, and in a couple of days can be on the table of the consumer
Removes the water by freezing and sublimation –vacuum at 30ºC.
The fastest way to reach results is to monitor the progress you make.
Transforms the fruit into pulp whitch is easily rehydrated.
Fruits are recognized at their optimum ripeness, just when they are tastier and more nutritious. It can be washed, cut, packaged and frozen in just a few hours to get to the table at its best.