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There are three types of limes: Persian, Bearss, and Key. Florida produces more than 90 percent of the annual crop, with supplies peaking in late spring and summer. To get the most juice out of limes, keep them at room temperature one hour before squeezing.
Limes are a good source of vitamin C and dietary fiber, and are low in calories.
Limes should be stored at 55 degrees fahrenheit, with a relative humidity of 85 to 90 percent. Typical shelf life is 7 to 10 days. Product should be kept out of the sunlight as it causes limes to turn yellow and deteriorate rapidly.