67. Lemon

  1. Mathew Attokaran

Published Online: 7 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959152.ch67

Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

How to Cite

Attokaran, M. (2011) Lemon, in Natural Food Flavors and Colorants, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959152.ch67

Author Information

  1. Plant Lipids Limited, Cochin, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813821108

Online ISBN: 9780470959152



  • lemon;
  • lemon, small yellow citrus fruits - used for their pulp and juice;
  • lemon juice, popular as beverages - lemonade, acidic taste in confectionary products;
  • lemon juice, for marination of fish and meat - in India, popular base for hot pickles;
  • peel, being light or bright yellow - stripes of green, dotted with oil glands on surface;
  • lemon oil, expression of rind - as cold-pressed oil extraction;
  • separation of two phases, without delay - and flavor of oil unaffected;
  • Spanish lemon oil industry - using manual sponge-pressing methods;
  • fine, aroma of lemon oil - terpene hydrocarbon removal, creating terpeneless oil;
  • lemon oil, boosting flavor of lemon-flavored soft drinks and lemonade


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plant Material

  • Essential Oil

  • Uses

  • Identification Numbers

  • References