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TAHITIAN LIME

FRUIT


A Tahiti lime has a peculiarity of being consumed green. It has a normally thin skin, with a smooth surface, composed of two distinct fractions: The flavedo or epicarp and the albedo or mesocarp, easily separable from the pulp, wich corresponds to the edible fraction of the fruit. Without “Flavedo” chemicals such as carotenoids, vitamins and Essential oil. The albedo corresponds to the spongy, white part that aderes to the bark. The avarage weight of the Tahiti lime frui tis 170g. The juice of the vesicles representes about 45% to 50% of the weight of the fruit. It has as ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) contente between 20 and 40 mg/100 ml. The fruits have no seeds, pollen and degenerated cells during cell multiplication during fertilization. Seeded fruits are rarely found.

Plant

An acid lime from Tahiti, populary called lime, is a fast growing tropical plant that reaches four to six meters in height. The crown is rounded and well inflated. The leaves are medium in size and elliptical in shape. The flower buds and petals are white and use on the ends of the branches, in groups of two to twenty. It has no spines, which facilitates its handling. Among the several classic species, na acid lime from Thaitiis considered one of the most precocious – a productive phase started from teh second year of installation. It blooms and bears fruit throughout the year, but has higher production from January to June. The difference depends on the spacing of the crop and rootstock used, managing to produce those that are  21 t/ha.

Lime effects

Lime has an alkalizing action (another merit of citric acid) and, therefore, makes blood pH and other bodily effects less dificult. This favors the functioning of the metabolism and the body as a whole, facilitating weight loss and maintenance.

TAHITIAN LIME

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

NCM/HS CODE

0805.50.30

QUALITY GRADE A

PREMIUM LINE

VARIETY

TAHITIAN

PRODUCT SIZE

63,60,54,48,42,36

MATURITY

READY TO EAT

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

BRAZIL

STATE OF ORIGIN

SÃO PAULO

CITY OF ORIGIN

ITAJOBÍ-SP

PORT OF DEPARTURE

SANTOS-SP

SUPPLY PERIOD

12 MONTHS

FULL CONTAINER

5280 BOXES BY BOAT PALLETIZED

PACK CUBE / WEIGHT 

PVC 4,5 KG – 8,81 LBS

PACKING DETAILS

CLOSED BOX

CONTAINER

40’ REFRIGERATED

CONTAINER  DEGREE

+8ºC
HUMIDITY 70%
VENTILATION  20% (70 CMH)

SHELF LIFE

2 months mataining the cooling

BOX INFO:

EAN GS1 BAR CODE

YES

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

BRAZIL

PACK DATE 

YES

PRODUCT TITLE

TAHITIAN LIMES

GRADE

CAT I

BRAND

SELECT FOOD

WEIGHT / COUNT 

YES

AREA

YES

WEIGHT PER SIZE

4,5 KG – 8,81 LBS

FAMILY

RUTACEAS

TEMPERATURE RANGE

+8ºC = 46,4ºF

PRODUCT CHARATERISTICS:

SUBSTANCES

NO CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE “FLAVEDO” AS CAROTENOIDS

KINGDOM

PLANTAE

DIVISION

MAGNOLIOPHYTA

ORDER 

SAPINDALES

FAMILY

RUTACEAS

GENDER

CITRUS