Dehydrated limes are perfect for garnishing your cocktails, your cakes or simply for making good tea. They are a very good source of fiber, calcium, iron and potassium. The limes come from Brazil and Mexico depending on availability .
Lime is the bitter, acidic fruit of a variety of lime trees. The lime rather refers to a variety whose fruit has a sweet flavor. The lime tree comes from the Indian archipelago where it grows wild. The first written mention of the lime dates from the 13th century and is the work of an Arab author. As is the case with the lemon, it was probably the Arabs who introduced its cultivation to India, Persia, Palestine, Egypt and Europe.