【Summary】Citrus Oil  Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit and Yuzu | 図解ブースター

【Summary】Citrus Oil  Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit and Yuzu

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【Summary】Citrus Oil  Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit and Yuzu

Hello. I’m Pinfu working in a flavor and fragrance industry for about 10 years.

 

Citrus oil is used for flavor and fragrance widely. In this page, typical citrus oil is summarized as the following.

 

Production region

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Production region
Orange oil Brazil, the U.S.
Lemon oil Argentina, Italy, the U. S.
Lime oil Mexico
Grapefruit oil the U.S.
Yuzu oil Japan

Let’s check these production region in the world map.

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Orange

About orange production and country of origin in detail

Brazil has great influence.

[Graphic explanation] Orange Production – Where Do We Get Orange Oil From?

 

Lemon & Lime

About lemon and lime production and country of origin in detail

[Graphic explanation] Lemon Oil Comes from Argentina, Lime Oil from Mexico

 

Grapefruit

About grapefruit production and country of origin in detail

[Graphic explanation] Grapefruit Oil Comes from America

 

Yuzu

About yuzu production and country of origin in detail

[Graphic explanation] Yuzu essential oil – crop season, production, extraction –

 

 

Difference in Citrus Oil

20% components decide the characteristic of citrus oil.

[Graphic explanation] Citrus aroma comparison – orange, lemon, lime –

 

About key components of Yuzu aroma

[Graphic explanation] Yuzu aroma component – structural formula –