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Why Are Limes So Expensive? And Lemon Aren’t

Limes are exotic citrus fruits with ancient roots first discovered in Southeast Asia. While Arabian traders began transporting these small sour gems to eastern Mediterranean countries around 1000 C.E., their popularity has skyrocketed in the time since. They are a staple in modern cuisine, such as tacos, ceviches, key lime pie, drinks and more. However, …

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