What is Dried Lime?
Dried Lemon, also known as black line, noomi basra, limoo amani, loomi is a lime that has lost its water content, usually after having spent a majority of its drying time in the sun.
Source of Dried Lime
Limes are native to Asia in an area described as the Indo-Malayan region and have been growing since ancient times. The fruits were then believed to have been brought to North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean region by Arabian traders in the 10th century. The process of creating black limes was originally developed in Oman.
Dried Lime and Nutrition
- Prevents heart disease as it contains beneficial potassium components that strengthen the heart muscle and regulates the pumping of blood. It also lowers blood pressure and reduces cholesterol.
- Promotes a healthy digestive system and boosts the immune system.
- It is a brilliant detox agent as it has a high percentage of vitamin C and antibacterial properties.
- Has a ton of minerals like folic acid, vitamin B, vitamin D, and amino acid. Along with traces of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium.
Dried lemons are used whole, sliced, or ground, as a spice in Middle Eastern dishes. Can be used to add a sour flavor to dishes. Also, they are made into a warm drink called Hamid. Dried lime tea is a type of herbal tea.
- Beverage companies.
- Spices companies.
Types & forms
We offer dried lime in raw whole lime form and in powder form which are the most common forms in which it is sold for commercial use.
Specification Data Sheet
This Sudanese standard is formulated by the technical committee No.4 formed according to the administrative decree of the SSM0/1/A/I dated 18/8/01. It applies to dried lime. On formulating this standard the committee has referred to international publications and works of Sudanese researchers on the subject.
Dried Lime exporting process
- Our Dried Lemon is packed in 50 kg polypropylene (PP) bags.
- Then it is loaded in 40 feet containers with up to 10 metric tons of the Dried Lemon.
- The minimum order quantity (20ft FCL) takes a time period of 10 to 15 days to be on board of the vessel, this period varies depending on the quantity ordered.
- The port of use is PORTSUDAN (SDPZU), with a possibility to re-export from other nearby ports.
- Estimated time to reach the clients desired port depends on the shipping lines used and the destination to that port, usually varies between 2 to 8 weeks for farther destinations.
- Payment terms and documents are provided along with the shipment.
- Dried Lime is falling among the products which the US sanctions against Sudan has not exempted, therefore cannot be exported directly from PORTSUDAN to the US market unless obtaining a special OFAC license.