Export of Mexican lemon

mexican lemons

This fruit was first cultivated in Mexico during the 20th century in the region of Michoacán, expanding to the neighboring states.

The Mexican lemon has great relevance worldwide, is one of the fruits with higher export rates.

Of the harvested fruit, approximately 40% is destined for fresh consumption and 60% to industry, for the production of essential oils and concentrated juices.
Mexican lemons
are characterized by their acidity, their abundance of oil and their size.

mexican lemons

The entities with the largest volume of harvest are: Michoacán,
Veracruz and Oaxaca.

Lemon Statistics


Annual per capita consumption


Fruit production


exported in 2019
mexican lemons

The lemon strengthens the immune system thanks to the vitamin C it contains.

It activates the metabolism of calcium which helps bones and teeth.

It helps eliminate toxins from the body and is a powerful bactericidal agent.

What makes the lemon unique is its ability to neutralize and eliminate toxins from our body. It is, therefore, a great solvent of toxic substances and magnificent depurative. Therefore, it is one of the most effective remedies to detoxify the liver and increase peristaltic movements of the intestines.

Source: Panorama Agroalimentario 2020

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