First Fresh New Zealand

This website is optimised for modern browsers.

We recommend using an up to date modern web browser such as - Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

Continue to website with reduced functionality

The Antioxidant vitamin C power in limes fights disease-causing free radical cells.

A little bit of iron, made easier to absorb thanks to the vitamin C content of limes.

Antibacterial and antimicrobial to help you fight off infections.

Nutritional Information

Recommended Serving Size: 1 lime (67g). Percentage daily intakes per serve are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ as specified by USDA. Nutritional source: lime.

  • 0 % Vitamin C
  • 0 % Dietary Fibre
  • 0 % Vitamin B5
  • 0 % Vitamin B6
  • 0 % Iron
  • 0 % Calcium

There’s more to limes than just nutrition, for other great uses check out out our wellness section.

View Wellness
  • Limes Varieties | First Fresh
  • Limes Varieties | First Fresh


A bit smaller than lemons, First Fresh limes are fragrant, ripening bright green and maturing to light greenish yellow. They have thin skins and seedless, juicy, acidic flesh.

Seasonal availability
May to September

Where to buy

First Fresh fruit is available from…

From our trees to your kitchen

  • First Fresh
  • First Fresh

Lime Recipes

Give me an L! Give me an I! Give me an M! Give me an E! First Fresh limes perk up every food they touch: add an exotic edge to anything coming out of your kitchen with their fragrant, zesty flavour.

View Recipes

Picked by our grower family, for yours

”I love the smell of the produce. We were picking limes recently, and I said: ‘These smell so much better than sheep!‘“

Learn more

Health and wellbeing

We think our fresh Gisborne-grown fruit is pretty amazing. And not just for snacking. Learn how First Fresh fruit can help manage your weight, boost your immunity, care for your heart health and more.

Learn more

The first fresh story

We’re built on a foundation of family and a fierce loyalty to Tairāwhiti Gisborne. But we also have an eye to the future, with a commitment to sustainable growth.

Learn more

A real slice of Gisborne life

Is it the warm climate, high sunshine hours, or fertile soils that create the best growing conditions in the world?

Learn more