Premium quality yellow lemon benefitting from an exceptional Tunisian climate (subtropical).
More particularly adapted to the coastal and semi-continental regions of the country, where the harmful frosts of winter are exceptional, citrus fruit cultivation developed primarily in the the Cap Bon peninsula. In this area gathering all the favorable conditions (water resources, quality of the ground, qualified labor and sunning) were born rich savor fruits. Tunisian farmers, with their long tradition of impassioned gardeners inherited from Andalusian ancestors, developed their plantations.
The southernmost part of the Cap Bon gathers the principal citrus fruits production centres: Nabeul, Menzel Bouzelfa, El Gobba, Niannou, Beni Khaled, Hammamet (very important center for the production of the lemon tree).
Average nutritional values per 100g:
- Energy: 121 kJ (29 kcal)
- Carbohydrates: 9.32 g
- Fiber: 2.8 g
- Fat: 0.3 g
- Protein: 1.1 g
- In Bulk: wooden or carton box: 3Kg, 5 Kg
- Processed: crystal trays: 1 kg