Lime - Calamansi

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Country of Origin - Philippines 
Class / Cat - CAT 1
Average Weight - 5 Grams per unit

Introduction

The Calamansi Lime is small, but powerful, with each fruit just 2.5–3.5cm. Get ready to experience a burst of tangy and refreshing flavours with Calamansi Lime, a tropical fruit that will invigorate your taste buds. This small citrus fruit is renowned for its vibrant taste and versatility in culinary creations. 

History

With its origins rooted in Southeast Asia, Calamansi Lime has a rich historical background. It has long been cultivated in the Philippines, where it is considered a beloved fruit and an integral part of their culinary heritage. The fruit has a storied past, having been introduced to the region during the Spanish colonial era. Since then, it has become a staple ingredient in many traditional dishes and refreshing beverages.

Regions

Calamansi Lime is native to the Philippines, where it thrives in the tropical climate. It is also grown in other Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. The fruit has gained popularity in various regions worldwide, including parts of India, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Today, it is widely cultivated in these regions, bringing its distinctive flavours to palates around the globe.

Flavours & Texture

The Calamansi Lime is bold and zesty in flavour. Bursting with acidity, this lime variety offers a perfect blend of sourness and sweetness. Its vibrant juice carries a distinct aroma that is both refreshing and invigorating. The pulp is juicy and tart, creating a harmonious flavour balance. 

Preparation

Begin by washing the fruit. Slice it in half to squeeze the juice,  which can be used as a marinade for seafood, meats, or even as a base for refreshing beverages. The zest and juice can be incorporated into salad dressings, sauces, or even desserts.

SHIPPING


Choose your desired delivery date at the checkout, available delivery dates will be displayed at checkout stage. All orders are dispatched via DHL on a 24hr Next Working Day service. If no date is selected your order will be dispatched at the next available date.

We offer Free Next Working Day Delivery on all orders over £75 including our selection boxes.

Our shipping rates are as follows:-
England - £6.95
Scotland - £9.95
Northern Ireland - £9.95

Customers are responsible for being present at the shipping address provided on the date selected at checkout. Exotic Fruits are not responsible for any missed or attempted deliveries that must be rearranged by the customer.

All orders are packed in cardboard boxes with a biodegradable packing pellets to protect the fruit during transit, unfortunately we do not offer a gift wrapping or send the fruit in a gift basket as this may cause toe bruise during transit..

RETURNS

Let's start by stating the obvious. ​Since our produce is perishable we cannot accept returns.​

​That said, we want every customer to be happy so we do offer vouchers, refunds and replacements at our sole discretion if your fruit has arrived inedible. If you would like to report an item which has become damaged or perished during transit, please:-

  • Take a photo of the inedible product
  • Put the product into your refrigerator
  • Send the photos to info@exoticfruits.co.uk, please include your order number in the subject
  • All requests must contact us within 24 hours of order receipt

We are not responsible for products that spoil if there is not someone to receive your delivery on the date that you request it, full tracking is provided and can be requested anytime after dispatch.

You can cancel your order anytime before dispatch, please contact 020 3633 8893 or info@exoticfruits.co.uk to cancel your order.

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