Bright green Mexican Limes are the popular market variety. Round to oval in shape, the Persian lime is large in size. Its thin, rich-green skin emits a distinctive aroma. Inside, its light-green flesh is juicy and generally seedless. Persian limes enhance the flavor and visual appeal of beverages and dishes of almost any kind.
Taste: Persian limes are know for their tart taste.
Selection: Limes should look fresh- not leathery or shriveled at the stem end. Avoid those with a brownish circle at the pointed end or any pitted areas, indicating rot or dryness.
Ripening: Ready to eat when picked.
Ethylene Production & Sensitivity:Low
Shelf Life: Keep limes at room temperature. Fruit may be refrigerated for a few days when ripe. Cold temperatures may also cause chilling and freezing injuries. Do not store below 40°F.
Availability: Year round
Storage Temperature: 45°F – 50°F
Storage Humidity: 90%
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