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Lemon Peel Powder

Product Code: 24LP

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
100g
£3.75 £3.75
£37.50/kg
18
250g
£4.63 £4.63
£18.52/kg
23
1kg
£13.38 £13.38
£13.38/kg
66
25kg
£234.21 £234.21
£9.37/kg
1171

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Description

Product: Lemon Peel Powder

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 a apex protuberance 7-12cm in length the outer surface is bright yellow, tightly dimpled and waxy.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that a single lemon tree can produce between 200-270kg of fruit per year? The fruits of the lemon have been used as food and medicine since around 700 A.D. The fruits contain a high level of vitamin C as much as 50mg per 100g, due to this the lemon was revered by sailors as a cure for scurvy – a disease caused by lack of vitamin C. British naval ships carried enough lemons on board to allow for each sailor to have 30ml of lemon juice per day.

SUGGESTED USE

Powdered lemon can be used to flavour salad dressings, cakes, biscuits and scones when fresh lemon is unavailable. A decoction of the powder can be added to lotions, creams and shampoos. An infusion of the powder can be used to wash floors and surfaces as lemon is antibacterial.

Shelf Life

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

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

Please note that bulk and non-bulk items will be delivered separately.

Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

Ordered before 1pm Monday - Friday?

We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

Need bulk items urgently? Please contact our sales department before placing your order on sales@justingredients.co.uk

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