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Lemon Peel - coarse cut

Product Code: 05LP

Availability: In stock

Size Price (Ex VAT) Price (Inc VAT) Price/kg Qty
100g
Excl. Tax: £1.94 Incl. Tax: £1.94
£19.40/kg
250g
Excl. Tax: £3.86 Incl. Tax: £3.86
£15.44/kg
500g
Excl. Tax: £6.53 Incl. Tax: £6.53
£13.06/kg
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1kg
Excl. Tax: £10.87 Incl. Tax: £10.87
£10.87/kg
18kg
Excl. Tax: £120.12 Incl. Tax: £120.12
£6.67/kg

Description

Product: Lemon Peel - coarse cut: 6mm

Latin Name: Citrus × limon

Plant Family: Rutaceae

Other Names: Citrin, Citron, Citronnade, Citrus, Limón, Limonade, Nimbaka & Nimbuka.

Description: Lemons are harvested from small evergreen trees that are native to India and are now cultivated throughout the Mediterranean and most sub-tropical climates around the world. The trees can grow to 3-7 metres in height. The leaves are alternate, ovate-elliptical in shape, reddish when young, become dark-green in colour on the upper surface and light-green on the underside and 6-12cm in length. The 5-petaled flowers have a light fragrance; the flowers can grow in clusters or solitary and form in the leaf axils, they are white in colour with yellow stamens and a purplish underside. The fruits are oval with an apex protuberance 7-12cm in length the outer surface is bright yellow, tightly dimpled and waxy.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that the juice from one average sized lemon contains all the vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid that a person needs to get their RDA of vitamin C? That’s if you eat the entire fruit, peel, flesh and juice. The juice of an average lemon alone will give you around 33.3% of your RDA for vitamin C. As well as being good for the body, lemon juice is also good for stopping oxidisation of fruits such as apples and bananas once peeled, just add a few drops of lemon juice to the water or sprinkle on to the fruit.

SUGGESTED USE

You can add dried lemon peel as a kindling to start BBQ’s the fragrance from the dried lemon peel will lend its fragrance to chicken and fish. Add to dry pot pourri blends and to simmering pot pourri, they can also be added to bath teas and a decoction of the peels can be added to lotions, creams and shampoos. An infusion of the herb can be used to wash floors and surfaces as lemon is antibacterial. Dried lemon peel can also be added to a pepper or salt grinder along with salt or pepper to make freshly ground lemon salt/pepper.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

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Allergen Statement

The majority of our products are gluten free and our packing staff are trained in handling allergens. However we cannot 100% guarantee that our products are free from gluten.

Delivery Information

All culinary orders placed by 11am will be dispatched the same day (excluding weekends).*

For all other orders, please allow 2 working days for your order to be packed and dispatched. For large orders (over 15 items) please allow 1-2 days extra.

* Only applies to fully "culinary" orders and up to a maximum of 10 items per order.

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