Lemons and limes provide crucial acitidy that refines salads and sauces for light meats, fish, soups, vegetables, desserts and cocktails. A splash of lemon or lime juice also prevents browning of sliced fruit and makes for a great meat tenderizer. The aromatic peel of untreated citrus is often used as seasoning, too. These are just a few reasons for why Frusano to use limes in our products! One of our latest developments – lime iced tea with stevia.
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Limes, the little sister of the lemon, are cold-sensitive and thrive in warmer climates. They contain less vitamin C than lemons, but more calcium, potassium and phosphorus. Persian limes are another great varietal – with a tough peel, light green pulp, and only a few seeds. In general, limes are smaller than lemons, with a stronger, more tart flavor.
*amount of sugar depends on variety and ripeness
**The value of 'fructose total' composes of the pure fructose and 1/2 of the sucrose.
source: BZfE, aid.de