Mixing Lemon juices with warm water produces an anti-bacterial mouthwash. Great for when you have a sore throat. Also, each Lemon tree can produce between up to 500lbs of Lemons per year, as they grow year round.
Size Requirements for Lemons
Lemons have a minimum diameter of 45mm. They are graded 0 – 7 and the sizes vary between grades.
Common Quality Defects Found in Lemons
We break quality defects typically into major and minor categories, with no tolerance recommended for the former, and a small tolerance recommended in the latter. This would typically be in the region of 5% – 10% of a pack by either weight or count.
Lemon: Major Quality Defects
Lemon: Minor Quality Defects
Storage Temperatures for Lemons
Lemons are best stored between 11°C and 13°C
Packaged either loose in cardboard boxes, loose in clear plastic bags or over-wrapped trays.