Rejected lemons win hearts of organic firm in England!

Supermarket rejected lemons at Riverford

AN organic vegetable box scheme has taken delivery of six tonnes of lemons which two major supermarkets had rejected.

Riverford Organic Farmers agreed to buy the organic lemons to deliver to their customers across the North of England alongside their seasonal veg boxes.

Dale Robinson, technical manager, said: “The lemons are slightly green in areas, due to not enough difference between night and daytime temperatures, and have a few scars from hail damage.

“We’ve had our team of in-house chefs check them out and inside they are beautiful, ripe, aromatic lemons with plenty of juice and flavour.

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