Lemons

Lemons

With a myriad uses from salad dressings and drinks to baking and cooking, the humble lemon is an all-year-round favourite. Mouton Citrus predominantly grow the Eureka and Eureka seedless varieties.

Features

  • The Eureka variety is the world’s most widely grown lemon.
  • Hailing from California, grown from seeds imported from Sicily in 1858.
  • Rind thickness is medium to thin
  • High juice content with a high acid level
  • Seeds are few (not more than 5), sometimes it is seedless
  • Harvested April to August

Did you know?

  • Food historians say lemons have been in cultivation around the Mediterranean from as early as the first century A.D.
  • During the European Renaissance, fashionable ladies used lemon juice as a way to redden their lips.