Persian Lime Production

Mexico is the top Persian Lime producer in the world, with an estimated production of 2.5 million tons. This variety is a seedless green fruit which is larger and sweeter than a Key Lime, making it ideal for beverage, nectar fruit products and food preparation. Citrofrut is at the top of the Persian Lime production in Mexico.

Mexican Lime

The Mexican lime production takes place mainly in Veracruz, Oaxaca and Jalisco, which contribute 95 percent of the total.

Mexican Lime Tree

The Mexican lime trees are moderately-sized and bushy, almost shrub-like, and the leaves are distinctively aromatic when crushed. Some selections are quite thorny, while other selections are thornless. The Mexican lime tree is extremely sensitive to cold. The blossoms are pure white and fragrant.

Sweet Lime

This fruit is very small in size, with an average size of 5 to 7 centimeters in diameter, and are round to oblate in shape. It's characterized by its smoothness, the easy peeling and covered in visible oil glands.

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Where are limes produced?

The first place where Persian Limes were produced was Persia (now Iran). However, this region is not among the largest producers today.

The most important producer today is Mexico, where, as previously mentioned, Oaxaca, Veracruz and Jalisco stand out as the top producers.


What country grows
the most Persian Limes?

The most important producer today is Mexico, where, as previously mentioned, Oaxaca, Veracruz and Jalisco stand out as the top producers.

Having mentioned this, it's important to mention that Citrofrut spearheads the production of Persian Lime in Mexico.

What is the process for orange production?

Our Persian Lime products

As the most important producers of Persian Lime in the country, we have a wide catalog of products derived from it. All of them manufactured under strict quality control parameters and always with proper care for the environment.


Frozen Concentrated Juice

Pulp Cells (frozen & aseptic)

Dry Peel (cattle feed)

Essential Oils

Essences & Aromas

D'limonene

NFC Juice (chilled & aseptic)

Washed Dry Peel

We are the top producers of Tropical Fruits in Mexico

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