Gamme Helfer | Citron

The lemon’s characteristics

The lemon, from the Latin citrus limon, is the fruit of the lemon tree, native to Kashmir.

Its slightly acidic taste stimulates the taste buds. It has digestive properties and is also an essential source of vitamin C.


There are several dozen varieties of lemon including

Eureka, Primofiore, Verna or Meyer


Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of exotic fruit such as the lemon and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.

Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping lemons, by sea or road from all countries of origin.


Lemons are supplied in a number of sizes from 88 to 138, in 6 kg or 18 kg boxes. Packaging to order.



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